Food, Activity, and Mental Health in the Year of Coronavirus


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Food, Activity, and Mental Health in the Year of Coronavirus



Date: 04 November 2020, 14:00 - 16:00 GMT

Location: Online

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The workshop will cover preliminary results from the rapid-response project 'Identifying Changes in Household Eating and Physical Activity Patterns in England's Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown', with commentary and perspectives from international food systems researchers. They'll have four short presentations and an open discussion on food and Covid. 


The programme is as follows:

Stanley Ulijaszek, University of Oxford

Introduction to workshop and UBVO rapid-response research


Caroline Potter and Sabine Parrish, University of Oxford

Identifying changes in household eating and activity patterns during the Covid-19 pandemic


Amy McLennan, Australian National University

Unexpected items in bagging area: Lockdown shopping and the invisible ways tech is shaping our food system


Paulina Nowicka & Karin Eli, Uppsala University & Warwick University Medical School

Childhood obesity during a global pandemic: Exploring parents' experiences of stress, change, and everyday disruption