Applications now open: Director, School of Health Studies, Western University

2021-01-06T10:35:13-05:00December 21st, 2020|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , , , |

Applications are invited for the position of Director, School of Health Studies in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The School of Health Studies was established in 2009, a natural evolution from its roots in an undergraduate Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) [...]

Supporting the Obesity Research Community

2019-10-01T08:24:51-04:00September 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

2019-03-14T12:59:46-04:00March 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

2020-03-17T14:19:06-04:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

NOTE:  THIS STUDY IS NO LONGER RECRUITING PARTICIPANTS 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 [...]

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

2019-02-15T13:10:59-05:00January 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

2018-12-10T14:41:53-05:00December 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

2018-11-08T09:44:01-05:00November 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 [...]

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