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February 2022

Anthropometry Webinar 2022: Obesity Phenotypes from BMI to MRI throughout the life course

February 8 @ 8:00 am - March 16 @ 5:00 pm
Online United Kingdom + Google Map

MRC Epidemiology Unit is excited to announce that the event “Anthropometry Webinar: Obesity Phenotypes from BMI to MRI throughout the life course” will be running again from 8 February 2022. In addition to the content from the last Anthropometry Webinar, we have new talks on wearable technologies and smartphone cameras to assess body geometry, and how to assess sarcopenia in the presence of obesity and ageing. Find out more about course content, who the webinar is for, and who attendees will learn…

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March 2022

Seminar – Is ‘place’ the key to better and more equal population health?

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

All are invited to the MRC Epidemiology Seminar: Is ‘place’ the key to better and more equal population health? Professor Rich Mitchell, University of Glasgow Watch a recording of this seminar. About this talk The MRC funds a programme of research on places and health at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit (SPHSU) in Glasgow. Why the heck would they do that? Why is an understanding of place at the heart of national and local efforts to improve…

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June 2022

Seminar – Using time use and trajectory data to unpack the interrelated geographies of food, care, and household labor

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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 MRC Epidemiology Seminar: Using time use and trajectory data to unpack the interrelated geographies of food, care, and household labor Dr Michael Widener, University of Toronto This will be a hybrid seminar. The in-person event will be held in MRC Epidemiology Unit Meeting Rooms 1&2, Level 3 Institute of Metabolic Science, CB2 0SL. To attend this please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mrc-epidemiology-unit-seminar-michael-widener-tickets-348092723707. To join this seminar online please register at https://mrc-epid.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUodeqoqTMsGtYiTljGY6poVlb1eslem7ZM#/registration. After registration you will receive a…

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July 2022

Seminar – Historical and contemporary perspectives of the nutrition transition

July 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

All are invited to the MRC Epidemiology Seminar: Historical and contemporary perspectives of the nutrition transition Dr Cornelia Guell, University of Exeter This seminar was originally scheduled for Thursday 16 June, but has been rescheduled to Tuesday 5 July. To join this online seminar please register at https://mrc-epid.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtc-yrrzkuGtfDuR5wpvvrSPT-S6yVWG20. After registration you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the event. About this talk Global shifts in dietary patterns away from fresh produce towards highly processed foods are…

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