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Obesity Network: Application & Policy

Obesity Network

Following three ESRC Obesity Strategic Network seminars in Leeds, Cambridge and London, this seminar and panel discussion will be taking place in Edinburgh, at the Centre for Carbon Innovation on Tuesday 13th September 2016.  See below for full details of day;


Time Activity
09:00 Registration and refreshments
09:30 Welcome & Housekeeping - Prof Jamie Pearce
09:35 How big[gish] data were used in informing Scottish physical activity policy

Prof Nanette Mutrie MBE – University of Edinburgh

10.15 The killer stat, the elevator pitch: using data to influence obesity prevention

Mrs Lorraine Tulloch – Obesity Action Scotland

10:45 Comfort Break
10:55 Using data to drive improvements in weight management

Prof Paul Gately – Leeds Beckett University and MoreLife

11:35 Panel Discussion – Facilitator Dr Niamh Short, University of Edinburgh

Panel Members: Prof Nanette Mutrie MBE, Mrs Lorraine Tulloch, Prof Paul Gately, Dr Emily Henderson, Dr Pablo Monsivais, Dr Ihirangi Heke

12:30 Lunch (Atrium)
13:00 Networking walk
14:00 Seminar session - close


Venue: Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation – High School Yards Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ – View Map

Booking: For further information and booking.