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lone gron 1

 

Lone Gron,  ofAarhus University, in a presentation on obesity, kinship, and relatedness in the context of social contagion as ‘alien af-fection’ in family histories and experiences of obesity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

maurizio meloni with michelle pentecost

 

 

Maurizio Meloni came to speak about how epigenetics is changing biopolitics. Here he is with Michelle Pentecost

 

 

 

 

 

Marisa Macari

 

 

 

Marisa Macari, of El Poder del Consumidor,speaks about Mexico’s national strategy to prevent and control obesity and diabetes.

 

 

 

anders kristian munk

 

 

 

Anders Munk and Torben Jensen, both of Aalborg University Copenhagen, give a presentation on the uses of digital methods in the social sciences

 

 

 

 

gabriella morini

 

 

Gabriella Morini, of the University of Gastronomic Science, Pollenzo, Italy, gave a presentation on current knowledge in the physiology of taste

 

 

 

 

 

hayley macgregor

 

 

Hayley McGregor, from Sussex University came to speak about the challenge that the rapid rise in obesity-related diseases in South Africa is posing for exisiting healthcare systems ther

 

 

 

 

 

chris forth

 

 

Chris Forth is an historian at the University of Kansas, and he came to UBVO to speak to issues of consumption, disgust and animality in an increasingly fattened United States

 

 

 

 

 

helen bould

 

 

Helen Bould, of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford spoke about the influence of school on disordered eating in both the UK and Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

gaston yalonetzky

 

Gaston Yalonetzky, of Leeds University Business School, spoke about inequality of outcomes. inequality of opportunities and social mobility across countries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

james stubbs

 

James Stubbs, from the School of Psychology, University of Leeds, described some of his long-standing  work on the psychology and physiology of attempted weight loss and maintenance in the general population

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

lucy cooke

Lucy Cooke, University College London, discusses children’s eating habits and food preferences

 

 

 

 

 

 

morten kringelbach

 

 

 

 

Morten Kringelbach, University of Oxford, speaks to how pain and pleasure are constructed in the brain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Paulina Nowicka talks about negotiation of children’s eating behaviours and physical activity patterns in low income families in the United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

trish greenhalgh

 

Trish Greenhalgh, University of Oxford talks about the value of narrative analysis in moving forward in the field of behaviour change research

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Heather Howard, of Michigan State University, presents an ethnography of of a metabolic surgery clinic in the United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

eleanor bryant

 

Psychologist Eleanor Bryant, of the University of Bradford,  came to speak about Disinhibition and the extent to which it can predict eating behaviour.

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