UBVO Seminar Series - Hilary Term 2014

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


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

Thursday 6 February
Mariano Beguerisse-Diaz & Amy McLennan, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London & ISCA, University of Oxford
Obesity and diabetes conversation networks on Twitter

Thursday 13 February
Emma-Jayne Abbots, School of Archaeology, History and Anthropology, University of Wales, Trinity St David
The Intimacies of the celebrity chef industry: affect, effects and the mediation of eating

Thursday 20 February
Stephanie von Hinke Kessler-Scholder, University of York and Institute for Fiscal Studies, London
Getting a healthy start? Nudge versus economic incentives in the promotion of healthy eating

Thursday 27 February
Marisa Wilson, Institute of Geography and the Lived Environment, University of Edinburgh
Comparative political ecologies of food and diet: systems of provision in Trinidad and Cuba

Thursday 6 March
Amanda Lewis, Department of Primary Care Health Science, University of Oxford
Brief interventions for weight management in primary care

Thursday 13 March
Eleanor Bryant, Department of Psychology, Bradford University
The status of disinhibition and its role in predicting eating behaviour