Still time to register! Norfolk Obesity Network & Eastern Region ASO Meeting

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

Registration closes May 1st – ASO Midlands regional group & EMBMI meeting

Tuesday 9th May, 2017 University of Derby – Enterprise Centre. 37 Bridge St, Derby DE1 3LA View the Draft Programme               REGISTER for this event (Registration closes Monday May 1st) Afternoon Session (2.00-5.30pm) Conference Buffet Dinner (5.30-6.00pm) Evening Session (6.00-8.10pm) This is a joint meeting of the East Midlands Bariatric and Metabolic Institute … Continued

Message from the ASO Chair

I cannot believe that I am now in my third and final year as Chair of ASO! This year is particularly exciting and an honour as it is also the 50th anniversary of ASO and so far it’s been a very busy year. In March, we held our first Centres for Obesity Management (COMs) meeting … Continued

North East Obesity Forum meeting 27th April – last chance to register!

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

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 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, please … 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