The ASO’s Scottish Network is being re-established by Prof Mike Lean, with help from Dr Anne Martin and Dr Emilie Combet. Interested individuals, groups, and organisations are welcome to contribute ideas and efforts for future activities. Please contact Dr Anne Martin.
We aim to organise regular ASO Scotland Network meetings, to bring together basic and applied researchers, practitioners and educators, policy makers and industry agencies in Scotland. ASO Scotland Network should be the focus for evidence to define and refine national Policies aimed at reducing obesity and the harms arising from it.
The ASO Scotland Network has a particular role, working with ASO and EASO, in the run-up to the 26th European Congress on Obesity, which is taking place primarily at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow, Sunday April 28th to Wednesday May 1st, 2019.
ECO2019 Satelite Meeting - Obesity and Cancer
Action on weight management in cancer – developing an evidence base to support intervention trials – views from the NIHR Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration research group on cancer prevention and screening.
Saturday 27 April 2019, 10:00-16:00
Malmaison Hotel, 44 Whitehall Crescent, Dundee DD1 4AY
This event is a satellite meeting for the European Congress on Obesity 2019 and is jointly organised by the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network, the World Cancer Research Fund and the ASO Scotland Network Association. The meeting will be hosted by The Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening (CRiPS), University of Dundee.
Early bird until 23 March 2019 registration fee £50
From 24 March 2019 registration fee £60
Deadline for registrations 20 April 2019
Joint meeting between the ASO Scotland Network and Bariatric Education Support Training Scotland (BESTS), 30 November 2018, Paisley.
Obesity prevention and treatment: Connecting research & practice across disciplines
- Lets tackle Child Obesity, Anne Gebbie-Diben, Health Improvement Lead NHSGGC
- Long-term weight loss outcomes and economic evaluation of a weight management program for men delivered through professional football clubs, Cindy M Grey on behalf of the FFIT Project Team
- Psychological interventions in obesity and bariatric surgery, Denise Ratcliffe, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
- Obesity prevention and treatment: from paper to person, Dr Ruth Campbell, Consultant Dietition in Public Health Nutrition