Michaelmas 2020

Food, Activity, and Mental Health in the Year of Coronavirus

Wednesday, November 4, 2-4pm

The workshop will be held virtually and over Zoom; a link will be made available closer to the date.

This workshop will cover preliminary results from the rapid-response project 'Identifying Changes in Household Eating and Physical Activity Patterns in England's Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown', with commentary and perspectives from international food systems researchers.

The event will be introduced by Professor Stanley Ulijaszek, followed by presentations and discussion. Presentations will include:

'Childhood obesity during a global pandemic: Exploring parents' experiences of stress, change, and everyday disruption' — Dr Paulina Nowicka (Uppsala University)

'Identifying changes in household eating and activity patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic' — Dr Caroline Potter and Sabine Parrish (University of Oxford)

Register at our Eventbrite page here to be provided with a link to this virtual seminar.