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National policies to prevent obesity in early childhood: Using policy mapping to compare policy lessons for Australia with six developed countries

Emma Esdaile's  first PhD paper is published in Obesity Reviews,   Brief about the paper: I used the WHO Ending Childhood Obesity Report to compare Australia's national obesity policies with...

Understanding parents' reflective motivation towards reducing unhealthy food provision

PhD candidate Brittany Johnson has led work to examine constructs of parents'  motivation. Read the full paper.   The paper Johnson BJ, Hendrie GA, Zarnowiecki D, Huynh EK, Golley RK....

Babytalk: Pregnancy weight gain

For many years 'Eating for two' meant expectant mothers could eat without worrying too much about the consequences. Unfortunately extra weight gained in pregnancy is difficult to shift. There's...

Babytalk: tackling childhood obesity

The World Health Organization is worried about what your toddler is eating and how much exercise they're getting. Childhood obesity is on the rise and if current trends continue young people in both...

International Health Economics Association (iHEA) World Congress 2019 - Basel

From 13th-17th July, 2019 four of us from Stream 3, Andrew Tan, Vicki Brown, Alison Hayes and myself (Anagha Killedar), travelled to Basel, Switzerland to attend the International Health Economics...

ISBNPA Highlights from Dot Zarnowiecki

In June 2019 I attended the Annual Meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity in Prague, Czech Republic. I presented results of a cognitive interviewing study...

Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood Conference - June 2019

Dr Rebecca Byrne and PhD candidates Konsita Kuswara, Andrea Fuller and Sarah Marshall attended the Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood Conference in Grange-Over-Sands, England from 10 -12...

ISBNPA highlights – Chelsea Mauch

At ISBNPA 2019, I presented work conducted as part of my PhD project, titled ‘Family resource drivers of unhealthy food intake in Australian toddlers’. My work explored the relationship be...

Early and mid-career researchers @ISBNPA2019

A group of EPOCH CRE representatives recently attended the 18th Annual Meeting of International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) in Prague, Czech...

Reflections on ISBNPA and Congratulations Britt!!

Brittany Johnson a CRE-EPOCH Affiliate and PhD candidate, attended the 18th International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting in Prague. Britt presented an oral...