The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on A Fit and Healthy Childhood has called upon the Government to ditch its time-honoured ‘voluntary approach’ to food and drink marketing in the interests of children’s health. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted the adverse impact of aggressive HFSS food marketing on children’s eating and drinking habits. Public … Continued
A workshop hosted by the All-island Obesity Action Forum supported by safefood, the Association for the Study of Obesity on the Island of Ireland and the Association for the Study of Obesity (UK) Northern Ireland Network. Tuesday 13th, November, Dublin. The event will highlight how reformulating our obesogenic environments can create positive behaviours to promote a healthy … Continued
To coincide with World Obesity Day and the theme of weight stigma and discrimination, Dr Stuart Flint (Leeds Beckett University) has kindly produced an updated ASO statement on this subject. The ASO are very grateful to Stuart for leading this initiative and his efforts to raise awareness of the widespread discrimination and stigma that exists. … Continued
This joint meeting between the ASO Scotland Network and Bariatric Education Support Training Scotland (BESTS) is free to attend but you will need to register your interest as places are limited. View the Programme Registration is now open! Find out more about this meeting
This workshop organised by the ASO Yorkshire Network Group is an excellent opportunity to learn from researchers and develop presentation, communication and networking skills. It will be of particular interest to early career researchers who will have the opportunity to present their PhD. View the Workshop Flyer and Programme Register your place now! More about the ASO Yorkshire Network
UKCO2018 accepted abstracts are now available to be viewed on the International Journal of Obesity (IJO) website.
This free education event is aimed at GP’s and practice nurses and allied health professionals who manage chronic diseases, such as Type 2 Diabetes, heart disease, osteoarthritis, or undertake health checks. Organised by the Norfolk Obesity Network, supported by the Association for the study of Obesity and ActiveNorfolk. The theme is managing multimorbidity with behavioural and lifestyle … Continued
Attending this event will earn you 4 SCOPE Points which can be used towards SCOPE certification. Join us at the 5th UK Congress on Obesity (UKCO2018) which takes place at the Newcastle University on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th of September. Pre-registration for UKCO2018 closes on Friday 24th August . Day rates are available if you are unable to attend … Continued
Registration for UKCO2018 is open Pre-registration closes Friday August 24th UKCO2018 Registration Rates Two days: 6th-7th September Standard Rates Onsite Rates Payment to be received by Fri Aug 24th Payment at Congress venue ASO Member * £280 £300 Non Member £370 £400 ASO Student Member** £125 £150 Student Non Member** £180 £220 Day Rates … Continued
The UKCO organisers have secured 5 places for this event. If you wish to take part you will need to let us know by Monday July 2nd (12pm). Please contact [email protected] if you are interested in taking part. Find out more.