Nutrition

Good health requires a good diet, and diseases of under-nutrition and over-nutrition (e.g. heart disease and diabetes) are some of the major challenges in modern medicine.

Oxford Martin School Seminar series: Health in the 21st century: what’s new?

The Oxford Martin School's Michaelmas Term seminar series will examine the frontiers of technology and ideas in healthcare in the 21st century. 

Health and wellbeing concerns us all, but how is medical care changing and how does it affect us? What new ideas and technology are out there to take better care of us? Does where you live matter? What can we do to extend the quality and length of our lives?

Non-fat, low-fat, saturated fat, trans fats, healthy fats - in an era where we seem to be constantly bombarded with often conflicting messages about our diets, is all this information actually making us any healthier? How can we cut through media hysteria and make wise choices about the food we eat, and what impact do our consumption habits have, not just on our own health but that of the planet?

Well fed? The health and environmental implications of our food choices

Date: Thursday, 6 November

Time: 3.30pm - 5pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets), Oxford, OX1 3BD

Speakers:
Professor Susan Jebb, Professor of Diet and Population Health, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
Dr Tara Garnett, Principal Investigator, Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food
Dr Mike Rayner, Principal Investigator, Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food

Please visit the Oxford Martin School website to register for this event.

Join in on Twitter with #c21health

This seminar will be live webcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UbwkWsEdmU

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Who is shaping the food choices of the future?

BNF 50th anniversary conference.

10.00 – 16.20  Thursday 12 October 2017
Governors’ Hall, St Thomas’ Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH

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Michaelmas Term 2013

Time & Date: Tuesdays, 5-6:30pm

Venue: Department of International Development (QEH), Seminar Room 2

Convenor: Dr Peter Wynn Kirby

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Thursdays 1-2pm, 61 Banbury Road (Seminar Room), Oxford, OX2 6PE

ALL WELCOME

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Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity - Seminar series - Hilary Term 2014

Thursdays 1-2pm, 61 Banbury Road (Seminar Room) Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek & Amy McLennan

ALL WELCOME

Thursday 30 January
Paulina Nowicka, Unit of Pediatrics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
Trying to make sense of child eating behaviours

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Here are the details of the UBVO seminar series for Michaelmas Term 2013. You can download the poster for the seminar series here.

For further information about the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, please visit their website.

Seminars are generally 35-40 minutes in length, followed by 20 minutes of discussion time.

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Sub-Project: Web-based “PRIME” (Preventable Risk Integrated ModEl)

About PRIME

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People » Adam Briggs

NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Public Health, British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group (BHFHPRG)

Adam is a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow studying for a DPhil jointly supervised by the BHF CPNP and the Health Economics Research Centre (HERC), he is also an honorary Specialty Registrar in Public Health at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. His DPhil aims to model the cost-effectiveness of different public health policies affecting diet and physical activity.

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People » Alex Canepa

MSc. Candidate in the History of Medicine, Science and Technology

Alex researches the history of food systems with a focus on agricultural economics and public health.

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People » Alex Richardson

Visiting Senior Research Scientist, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Alex Richardson’s research focuses on how nutrition can affect behaviour, learning and mood.

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