Supporting the Obesity Research Community

2019-10-01T08:24:51+00:00 September 30th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

To learn more about how Obesity Canada can be a knowledge translation partner for your research project, contact us: info@obesitynetwork.ca Research and clinical prac­tice has made gains in understanding the complexity of the obesity, but a great deal of work remains, particularly [...]

Concordia University Researchers Seek Participants in Montreal

2019-03-14T12:59:46+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: |

Concordia University is looking for participants living in Montreal for a research project. They are conducting a study on a new public health educational tool. Participants will answer questionnaires and participate in a focus group discussion. This one-time visit is open to [...]

UAlberta: Young People (Aged 13-18) with Obesity Needed for Interviews in Research Study About Weight Bias

2019-01-29T11:02:03+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

We are doing a study about weight bias experiences of young people with obesity. Weight bias is when people are treated unfairly because of their body size. We want to better understand how weight bias happens, so that we can find effective [...]

6th Canadian Obesity Summit: Late-Breaking Call for Abstracts Closed – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

2019-02-15T13:10:59+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Categories: OC Events, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

There is still time to submit an abstract to the 6th Canadian Obesity Summit, a truly unique, multidisciplinary conference. It only happens every other year, so submit your research by January 31, 2019! Also, registration is now open at the Westin Ottawa. [...]

The Trouble Growing Up: Report from the 7th Conference on Recent Advances in Childhood Obesity

2018-12-10T14:41:53+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , , , |

OC patient advocate Brenndon Goodman discusses his participation in the 7th Conference on Recent Advances in Childhood Obesity and the difficulties transitioning from paediatric care to adult primary care.   From October 24th to the 27th 2018, I had the honor of [...]

Women with Obesity Needed for University of Alberta Study

2018-11-08T09:44:01+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , |

Looking for women with obesity to participate in a study about experiences of body weight inclusive physical activity classes. Do you: Self-identify as a woman living with obesity? Participate in structured physical activity classes that you consider body weight inclusive or non [...]