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.

Speaker: Dr Alex Richardson, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Evidence-Based Intervention, University of Oxford; Visiting Research Fellow, Depertment of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, and Founder Director, FAB Research.

Title: The Role of Nutrition in Mental Health and Performance: Changing Diets, Changing Minds

Venue: Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Date: Monday 28th January 2013

Time: 6pm

You can now listen to this lecture as a podcast from the GTC website or the University podcast website and you can download the lecture presentation


Guest Lecture organised by the British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group

Speaker: Jane Martin, Senior Policy Adviser, Obesity Policy Coalition, Australia

Title: “Advocacy for obesity prevention policy – a view from the land down under”

Venue: Teaching Room B, Rosemary Rue Building

Date: Thursday 13th December 2012

Time: 1-2pm


Health Economics And Policy Seminar Series

Date: Thursday 12 March

Time: 4.30pm

Venue: Blavatnik School of Government, Board Room

Speaker: Osea Giuntella, University of Oxford

Title: Are Taquerias Healthier than Fast-Food Restaurants? Migration, Food Diversity, and Health Gains from Variety


Mark Lawrence is visiting the British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group on Friday 28th June 2013 and will be giving a talk about his work on food security and sustainability entitled 'Integrating environmental sustainability into the Dietary Guidelines’

Date: Friday 28th June

Time: 1pm

Venue: Rosemary Rue Building, Old Road Campus

Please contact Fay Nugent if you would like to attend this talk.


St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS

07th November 2018


A multi-disciplinary research conference on the effects of meat and dairy on population health, the economy, society and the environment



Speaker: CAPT Joseph R. Hibbeln, MD, Chief, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH, Bethesda, USA.

Title: 'Modern Nutrition and the Modern Mind: Aggression and Depression'.

Location: Warneford POWIC/SANE seminar room, OX3 7JX

Time: Noon

Date: Fri 17th, July 2015


Organised by Food and Behaviour Research

Date: 29 October 2014

Time: 9.20 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Venue: The Royal College of Surgeons, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PE

Join us at our forthcoming conference to hear from a panel of leading international researchers and expert practitioners about the links between diet and mental resilience.


Date: Friday 2nd May 2014

Time: 10am - 1.15pm

Venue: Christopher Room, St. Aldates Parish Centre, 40 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP


The Oxford Food Security Forum Lunchtime Talks Hilary Term 2013 on Global Food Security, organised by the student-led Oxford Food Security Forum

Speaker: Peter Scarborough, DPhil, British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, University of Oxford

Title: “Diet, Environmental Sustainability and Chronic Disease”

Venue: Queen Elizabeth House, Meeting Room A, 3 Mansfield Road

Date: Week 4, Monday 4 February 2013

Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm


16-24 June 2018

Oxford Green Week is a city-wide summer festival which uses culture, creativity and community to inspire local people to take action against climate change

It’s a celebration of all things good and green in our city and aims to show local people how they can save money, get fit and be happy whilst being kind to the environment.

Find out more here