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The TOPCHILD (Transforming Obesity Prevention for CHILDren) collaboration succeeds in competitive Ideas Grant scheme

A team lead by EPOCH early- and mid-career researchers has succeeded in gaining $411,926.00 funding over 4 years in the highly competitive NHMRC Ideas Grant scheme. The scheme has an 11% success...

EPOCH stream 1 members publish prospective meta-analysis (PMA) methods paper in the British Medical Journal

Members of the EPOCH stream 1 team (Anna Lene Seidler, Kylie Hunter and Lisa Askie) recently published a prestigious Research Methods and Reporting article in the British Medical Journal...

Welcome to Li Kheng Chai

Li Kheng Chai is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and a Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology (EPOCH Stream 2) and Children's Health Queensland. She also holds a number of...

Tackling obesity with a twist

Sunday 17 November 2019 7:45AM (view full episode) Prof Louise Baur is a physician specialising in obesity-related disease.   She knows that treating obesity...

Congratulations Kylie Hesketh

Congratulations to EPOCH Chief Investigator Kylie Hesketh on her promotion to Professor in Child Physical Activity and Health at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University fr...

Want to get involved in our research?

We're looking for parents of 1-4 year old children to help test our short tool that measures young children's food intake. You'll be asked to fill out an online survey on two occasions, about one...

Congratulations Rebecca Golley

Congratulations to EPOCH Chief Investigator Rebecca Golley on her promotion to Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics at Flinders University from January next year.

Soaring rates of obesity in children

The number of obese children is predicted to soar exponentially as governments fail to adopt adequate policies to protect children's health in the face of commercial interests, according to a...

Update on CHAT Study 2

  Year 2 data collection of Communicating Healthy Beginnings Advice by Telephone (CHAT) Study 2 is close to completion. 795 telephone surveys have been completed by participants. Approximately...

Welcome to new staff member Limin Buchanan

Dr Limin Buchanan is recently employed as the Project Coordinator for the Communicating Healthy Beginnings Advice by Telephone (CHAT) Study. She is currently based at Health Promotion Unit, Sydney...