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CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar Series

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January 2018

Seminar – The supermarket food environment and the promotion of healthier purchasing behaviour

January 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MRC Epidemiology meeting rooms 1&2, Level 3 IMS, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Cambridge, CB2 0SL United Kingdom
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All are invited to the CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar by: Dr Adrian Cameron, Senior Research Fellow at the Deakin University Global Obesity Centre (GLOBE). The supermarket food environment and the promotion of healthier purchasing behaviour MRC Epidemiology Unit meeting rooms 1 and 2, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus Abstract The retail food environment is increasingly recognized as a key determinant of purchasing and eating behaviours. Large supermarkets are the major source of food for the majority of households and…

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Seminar – Dr Alison Tedstone

January 31, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

All are invited to the CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar by: Dr Alison Tedstone, National Director with responsibility of diet, nutrition and obesity in the Health and Wellbeing Directorate of Public Health England (PHE). Title TBC Meeting Rooms 1&2, Level 4, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus About Dr Tedstone Dr Alison Tedstone is National Director with responsibility of diet, nutrition and obesity in the Health and Wellbeing Directorate of Public Health England (PHE). Her teams work areas include the National Diet…

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February 2018

Seminar – The Cambridge Sustainable Food Hub

February 7, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

All are invited to the CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar by: Duncan Catchpole, founding committee member of Cambridge Sustainable Food. The Cambridge Sustainable Food Hub Meeting Rooms 1&2, Level 4, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus Abstract This talk will be an overview of the project to create a sustainable food hub for the Cambridge area and the impacts it will bring about. As well as being a food distribution centre, the Food Hub is being created with the intention of…

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Seminar – Why do policymakers seem to ignore your evidence?

February 21, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

All are invited to the CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar by: Professor Paul Cairney,  Department of History and Politics, University of Stirling. Why do policymakers seem to ignore your evidence? Meeting Rooms 1&2, Level 4, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus Abstract The Politics of Evidence-Based Policy Making challenges scientists to understand the policy process before they describe it as pathological and politicians as biased or ineffective. Policy studies are at the heart of such endeavours, identifying the mechanisms of individual choice…

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