ASO Members’ Survey 2017

ASO Members’ Survey 2017 Since it was founded 50 years ago, the Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO) has worked to enable an understanding of obesity through the pursuit of excellence in research and education, the facilitation of contact between individuals and organisations, and the promotion of action to prevent and treat obesity. Between … Continued

Norfolk Obesity Network & Eastern Region Association for the Study of Obesity Meeting Announced!

Obesity and Psychology; environment, appetite & behavioural control. How can we address these areas in clinical practice?   Draft Programme 14.50    Registration and Coffee Chair      Dr Carly Hughes and Sharon Thompson, Obesity Specialist Nurse Practitioner  15.00     Obesity and Psychology; environment, appetite, & behavioural control Professor Jason Halford, University of Liverpool  15.30     Inhibitory Control Training as … Continued

UKCO2017 Member-led Symposia – deadline extended!

Member-led Symposia at UKCO2017 The UKCO organising committee are also welcoming suggestions from ASO members for symposia.  Symposia sessions are 1.5 hours long and the use of time and the number of contributors are flexible within the 1.5 hour time slot. If you are an ASO member and you are interested in submitting a symposium, … Continued

UKCO2017 – Abstract submission is now open!

The Association for the Study of Obesity is inviting you to be a part of the UKCO2017 Programme by submitting abstracts for oral and poster presentations. Why should you submit an abstract to UKCO2017? Get feedback on your research from UK obesity researchers prior to publication A great, friendly forum for first time presenters to present … Continued

North East Obesity Forum meeting announced!

Tackling the food swamp from a community, third sector and council approach Confirmed Speakers Community First West End – A group of local people that live, work or just have a passion for improving health and social issues in the West End of Newcastle. “Citizen leadership in improving the health of our community” Steph Downey … Continued

Latest on UKCO: ASO awards & member-led symposia

Member-Led Symposia at UKCO The UKCO organising committee are now welcoming suggestions from ASO members for symposia.  Symposia sessions are 1.5 hours long and the use of time and the number of contributors are flexible within the 1.5-hour time slot. If you are an ASO member and wish to be a part of the programme, please … Continued

Yorkshire Regional Meeting announced!

Join us at the University of Leeds on Monday April 10th to discuss the Psychobiology of Food Craving and Binge Eating.  Attendance is free but you will need to register your participation. Register for this event        View the full programme Chair: Pinki Sahota (Professor in Nutrition and Childhood Obesity, Leeds Beckett University) … Continued

ASO Midlands regional group & EMBMI meeting announcement

This is a joint meeting of the East Midlands Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (EMBMI) and the Association for Study of Obesity (ASO) Midlands ​Regional Group. The symposium has a number of nationally renowned speakers who are all recognised experts in their field. The talks will cover the latest research into obesity, obesity management, referral pathways, … Continued

ASO Awards and Member-Led Symposia at UKCO2017

The UKCO organising committee are now welcoming suggestions from ASO members for symposia.  Symposia sessions are 1.5 hours long and the use of time and the number of contributors are flexible within the 1.5-hour time slot. If you are an ASO member and wish to be a part of the programme, please download a copy … Continued