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Oxford Obesity - Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, University of Oxford

Oxford Obesity - Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, University of Oxford

By Unit for BioCultural Variation and Obesity, University of Oxford

Presentations from the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Visit: www.oxfordobesity.com/
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Zoe Meleo-Erwin, of William Paterson University of New Jersey, talks about 'How neoliberal healthism and inequality shape bariatric surgery support forum dynamics'

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Paulina Nowicka, Uppsala University, and Karin Eli, University of Warwick, on 'Childhood obesity during a global pandemic: Exploring parents' experiences of stress, change, and everyday disruption'
Paulina Nowicka, Uppsala University, and Karin Eli, University of Warwick, on 'Childhood obesity during a global pandemic: Exploring parents' experiences of stress, change, and everyday disruption'
Paulina Nowicka, Uppsala University, and Karin Eli, University of Warwick, on 'Childhood obesity during a global pandemic: Exploring parents' experiences of stress, change, and everyday disruption'. A presentation at the UBVO Workshop on  'Food, Activity and Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic'
23:29
November 30, 2022
UBVO at 15 years, flash-talk workshop Part 2 - Caroline Potter; Paulina Nowicka; Kaushik Bose; Karin Eli; Thao Dam
UBVO at 15 years, flash-talk workshop Part 2 - Caroline Potter; Paulina Nowicka; Kaushik Bose; Karin Eli; Thao Dam
UBVO at 15 years, flash-talk workshop Part 2 - with Caroline Potter; Paulina Nowicka; Kaushik Bose; Karin Eli; Thao Dam Caroline Potter, University of Oxford - 15 years beyond the spaghetti diagram: contending with complexity in obesity research across the life course Paulina Nowicka, Uppsala University - The Grandparents Study: What we have learned in the past decade about intergenerational influences on body weight,              eating and physical activity Kaushik Bose, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal - Central obesity and hypertension among rural adults of Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India Karin Eli, University of Warwick - Understanding eating disorders: Five key anthropological contributions in the last 15 years Thao Dam, UNISG, Pollenzo - Once more, for the cheese pull: Broadcasting meals with Mukbang
47:54
November 30, 2022
UBVO at 15 years, flash-talk workshop Part 1 - Introduction; Maciej Henneberg; Amy McLennan; Megan Warin; Michelle Pentecost
UBVO at 15 years, flash-talk workshop Part 1 - Introduction; Maciej Henneberg; Amy McLennan; Megan Warin; Michelle Pentecost
UBVO at 15 years, flash-talk workshop Part 1  Introduction by Stanley Ulijaszek, Caroline Potter and Karin Eli, University of Oxford; University of Warwick Maciej Henneberg, University of Adelaide - Biological causes of obesity Amy McLennan, Australian National University / University of Oxford / UniSA - Obesity and the chronic inflammation epidemic Megan Warin, University of Adelaide - The epistemic and political stakes of bodies, eating, developmental origins and epigenetics Michelle Pentecost, King’s College London - Preconception interventions for obesity prevention: challenges and opportunities
36:37
November 30, 2022
Lotte Holm, University of Copenhagen, talks about 'Change and stability in eating practices: Evidence from four Nordic countries' ​
Lotte Holm, University of Copenhagen, talks about 'Change and stability in eating practices: Evidence from four Nordic countries' ​
Lotte Holm, University of Copenhagen, talks about 'Change and stability in eating practices: Evidence from four Nordic countries' ​
32:22
November 24, 2022
Tess Bird and Stanley Ulijaszek, University of Oxford talk about 'Lockdown food: Podcasting through the pandemic'
Tess Bird and Stanley Ulijaszek, University of Oxford talk about 'Lockdown food: Podcasting through the pandemic'
Tess Bird and Stanley Ulijaszek, University of Oxford  talk about 'Lockdown food: Podcasting through the pandemic'
40:03
November 24, 2022
Marisa Wilson, of the University of Edinburgh on 'Sensing Sugaropolis: Geographies of sugar in Greenock, Scotland'​
Marisa Wilson, of the University of Edinburgh on 'Sensing Sugaropolis: Geographies of sugar in Greenock, Scotland'​
Marisa Wilson, of the University of Edinburgh  on 'Sensing Sugaropolis: Geographies of sugar in Greenock, Scotland'​
41:16
November 23, 2022
Ted Fischer and David Napier, Vanderbilt University and University College London, on the cultural contexts of health in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
Ted Fischer and David Napier, Vanderbilt University and University College London, on the cultural contexts of health in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
Ted Fischer  and David Napier, Vanderbilt University and University College London, on 'The cultural contexts of health: Global lessons and policy insights from the COVID-19 pandemic'
36:49
November 23, 2022
Edith Feskens, of Wageningen University , speaks to 'Sweeteners and the incidence of obesity and related health outcomes in 5 European cohorts'
Edith Feskens, of Wageningen University , speaks to 'Sweeteners and the incidence of obesity and related health outcomes in 5 European cohorts'
Edith Feskens, of Wageningen University, presents the first results of the SWEET EU project: Sweeteners and the incidence of obesity and related health outcomes in 5 European cohorts
39:03
November 23, 2022
Garrath Williams, of Lancaster University, talking about 'Despair and abandonment: Why I gave up writing about our corporate food systems'
Garrath Williams, of Lancaster University, talking about 'Despair and abandonment: Why I gave up writing about our corporate food systems'
Garrath Williams, of Lancaster University talks about the reasons why he has given up on writing about corporate food systems
37:35
November 19, 2022
Michael Goran, of the University of Southern California, on how to get sugar out of your diet
Michael Goran, of the University of Southern California, on how to get sugar out of your diet
Michael Goran, of the University of Southern California, talks about 'Sugarproof' his book with Emily Ventura, on how to get sugar out of your diet
36:26
November 18, 2022
Giles Yeo, University of Cambridge, on Lockdown Cuisine
Giles Yeo, University of Cambridge, on Lockdown Cuisine
Giles Yeo of the University of Cambridge, talks about food and cooking through the COVID-19 pandemic
40:09
November 18, 2022
Stanley Ulijaszek, University of Oxford, on human taste perception as ecological sensing
Stanley Ulijaszek, University of Oxford, on human taste perception as ecological sensing
Stanley Ulijaszek, Professor of Human Ecology, University of Oxford,talks about human taste perception as a key form of ecological sensing 
47:23
November 18, 2022
Sarah Bourke, University of Oxford - Cultural determinants of health as a research framework: A case study from Indigenous Australia
Sarah Bourke, University of Oxford - Cultural determinants of health as a research framework: A case study from Indigenous Australia
Sarah Bourke, of the University of Oxford, talks about 'Cultural determinants of health as a research framework: A case study from Indigenous Australia'
34:20
May 10, 2021
 John Komlos, University of Munich, on ‘Post-COVID-19 futures: The need for a paradigm shift in economics’
John Komlos, University of Munich, on ‘Post-COVID-19 futures: The need for a paradigm shift in economics’
 John Komlos, University of Munich, on ‘Post-COVID-19 futures: The need for a paradigm shift in economics’. Chaired by Stanley Ulijaszek.
35:27
March 25, 2021
Erik Hemmingsson, Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, Stockholm, on ‘The social origins of childhood obesity’
Erik Hemmingsson, Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, Stockholm, on ‘The social origins of childhood obesity’
Erik Hemmingsson, Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, Stockholm, on ‘The social origins of childhood obesity’. Chaired by Stanley Ulijaszek.
26:33
March 25, 2021
Carol Ferreira and Bruno Gualano, University of Sao Paulo, on ‘Changes in physical activity and eating habits during the pandemic: A Brazilian view’
Carol Ferreira and Bruno Gualano, University of Sao Paulo, on ‘Changes in physical activity and eating habits during the pandemic: A Brazilian view’
Carol Ferreira and Bruno Gualano, University of Sao Paulo, on ‘Changes in physical activity and eating habits during the pandemic: A Brazilian view’. Chaired by Sabine Parrish.
26:59
March 25, 2021
Fiona Lavelle, Queens University, Belfast ‘‘From the pandemic to the pan: A cross-continental overview of changes in consumers cooking and food practices during COVID-19’
Fiona Lavelle, Queens University, Belfast ‘‘From the pandemic to the pan: A cross-continental overview of changes in consumers cooking and food practices during COVID-19’
Fiona Lavelle, Queens University, Belfast ‘‘From the pandemic to the pan: A cross-continental overview of changes in consumers cooking and food practices during COVID-19’. Chaired by Sabine Parrish.
31:54
March 25, 2021
Michelle Pentecost, Kings College London, on ‘Preconception interventions: the future of obesity prevention strategies?’
Michelle Pentecost, Kings College London, on ‘Preconception interventions: the future of obesity prevention strategies?’
Michelle Pentecost, Kings College London, on ‘Preconception interventions: the future of obesity prevention strategies?’  Chaired by Stanley Ulijaszek.
25:39
March 25, 2021
Hannah Graff, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, ‘Talking sugar in South Africa’
Hannah Graff, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, ‘Talking sugar in South Africa’
Hannah Graff, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, ‘Talking sugar in South Africa’ 
38:57
March 25, 2021
Karen Watson, Imperial College London on ‘The role of popular culture in creating new norms for wellness’
Karen Watson, Imperial College London on ‘The role of popular culture in creating new norms for wellness’
Karen Watson, of Imperial College London talks about ‘The role of popular culture in creating new norms for wellness’. Chaired by Stanley Ulijaszek.
31:14
March 25, 2021
Teresa Mares, University of Vermont, on ‘Life on the other border: farmworkers and food justice in Vermont’
Teresa Mares, University of Vermont, on ‘Life on the other border: farmworkers and food justice in Vermont’
Teresa Mares, of the University of Vermont, talks about  ‘Life on the other border: farmworkers and food justice in Vermont’
37:32
March 25, 2021
Alex Brewis Slade, Arizona State University - 'Lazy, crazy and disgusting. Stigma and the undoing of global health'
Alex Brewis Slade, Arizona State University - 'Lazy, crazy and disgusting. Stigma and the undoing of global health'
Alex Brewis Slade, of Arizona State University, gives a presentation entitled 'Lazy, crazy and disgusting. Stigma and the undoing of global health'
44:46
February 17, 2021
Zoe Meleo-Erwin, of William Paterson University of New Jersey, talks about 'How neoliberal healthism and inequality shape bariatric surgery support forum dynamics'
Zoe Meleo-Erwin, of William Paterson University of New Jersey, talks about 'How neoliberal healthism and inequality shape bariatric surgery support forum dynamics'
Zoe Meleo-Erwin, William Paterson University of New Jersey gives a presentation on 'Connection and conflict: How neoliberal healthism and inequality shape bariatric surgery support forum dynamics'. Chaired by Stanley Ulijaszek.
44:45
February 17, 2021
Oli Williams, King's College London, talks about 'Feeling the 'weight' of expectation: The necessity of understanding 'obesity' as a biopsychosocial phenomenon'
Oli Williams, King's College London, talks about 'Feeling the 'weight' of expectation: The necessity of understanding 'obesity' as a biopsychosocial phenomenon'
Oli Williams, King's College London, talks about 'Feeling the 'weight' of expectation: The necessity of understanding 'obesity' as a biopsychosocial phenomenon'. Chaired by Stanley Ulijaszek.
45:42
February 05, 2021
Adam Gilbertson, of the University of North Carolina talks about ‘Voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention in Kenya: Anthropology and ethics in the pursuit of public health’
Adam Gilbertson, of the University of North Carolina talks about ‘Voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention in Kenya: Anthropology and ethics in the pursuit of public health’
Adam Gilbertson, of the University of North Carolina, talks about ‘Voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention in Kenya: Anthropology and ethics in the pursuit of public health’
35:04
February 04, 2021
Ben Wurgaft, Massachusetts Institute of Technology talks about ‘Cultured meat as a case study in the future of food’
Ben Wurgaft, Massachusetts Institute of Technology talks about ‘Cultured meat as a case study in the future of food’
Ben Wurgaft, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, talks about ‘Cultured meat as a case study in the future of food’
35:38
February 04, 2021
Rebecca Puhl presents on ‘The damaging impact of weight stigma: Psychosocial stress and harmful health consequences’
Rebecca Puhl presents on ‘The damaging impact of weight stigma: Psychosocial stress and harmful health consequences’
Rebecca Puhl, of the University of Connecticut gives a presentation on ‘The damaging impact of weight stigma: Psychosocial stress and harmful health consequences’. Chaired by Stanley Ulijaszek.
37:15
February 04, 2021
William Dietz on ‘The syndemic of COVID-19, obesity and food insecurity in the United States’
William Dietz on ‘The syndemic of COVID-19, obesity and food insecurity in the United States’
William Dietz, of George Washington University presents to UBVO on ‘The syndemic of COVID-19, obesity and food insecurity in the United States’. Chaired by Stanley Ulijaszek.
37:53
February 04, 2021