World Obesity Day – End Weight Stigma & Discrimination

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

Event: Weight Management & Appetite – A transferable skills workshop. November 1, 2018

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

Event: Management of Chronic Disease and Multimorbidity – November 8, 2018

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

UKCO2018 is now a SCOPE accredited event!

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

UKCO2018 – Pre-Registration deadline – Friday August 24th.

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

ASO East of England Network Meeting – Digital Solutions to Weight Management

The meeting takes place on Tuesday 26th of June at Homerton College in Cambridge. ASO East of England Network Meeting Digital Solutions to Weight Management Homerton College, Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 8PH View the full programme Confirmed Speakers Dr Katherine Bradbury, University of Southampton Dr Cristiana Duarte, University of Leeds Dr Liz Evans, Newcastle University … Continued

UKCO2018 – Abstract Submission has now closed

There is still time to be a part of the UKCO Programme but you will need to submit your abstract by Friday June 8th. Join us in Newcastle in September ​and submit an abstract for oral and poster presentation. Why submit an abstract to UKCO2018? Get feedback on your research from UK obesity researchers prior to … Continued