Obesity Network Meetings
Policy Impact & Data – November 2015
The first meeting took place on 24 November 2015, at the University of Leeds, full presentations can be viewed on the following links:
Dr Michelle Morris – ESRC Strategic Network for Obesity
Prof Pinki Sahota – Association for the Study of Obesity
Mr Michael Chang – Town and Country Planning Association
Prof Mark Birkin – Consumer Data Research Centre
Prof Jamie Pearce – Administrative Data Research Centre
Data, Methods and Models – March 2016
The second meeting took place on Wednesday 16 March 2016, at the University of Cambridge, full presentations can be viewed on the following links:
Dr James Woodcock & Dr Robin Lovelace – Modelling and visualising large and complex datasets to guide active travel policies: a case study from the Propensity to Cycle Tool
Dr Darren Greenwood – Interpreting results from analysis with big data: examples from epidemiology.
Prof Adam Drewnowski – Big Data and the Obesity Epidemic
Novel results & visualisation – May 2016
The third meeting took place on Wednesday 18 May 2016, at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, full presentations can be viewed on the following links:
Dr Pablo Monsivais – Data visualisation: why bother?
Prof Jaap Seidell – Integrated approaches for childhood obesity: the Dutch experience
Application & Policy – September 2016
The fourth meeting took place on Tuesday 13 September 2016, at the University of Edinburgh, full presentations can be viewed on the following links:
Prof Nanette Mutrie MBE – How big[gish] data were used in informing Scottish physical activity policy
Mrs Lorraine Tulloch – The killer stat, the elevator pitch: using data to influence obesity prevention
Opportunities & Challenges – 25 April 2017
The fifth meeting took place on Tuesday 25 April 2017, at Leeds Beckett University, presentations are not currently available.