Programme

Neighbourhood food environments, diet and health
Research and policy meeting
10.00am – 4pm, Tuesday 4 November 2014

Møller Centre, Cambridge
#cedardiet14

You can read abstracts for each talk here (pdf).

You can download slide sets for many of the presentations from the day below. Please note, some sets may be edited to remove unpublished material or copyright images.

10.00 Coffee and registration
10.40 Welcome and Introduction- Prof Nick Wareham, CEDAR Director
10.50

Session 1: School food environments
Can the environment in and around schools support a healthy diet?

  1. Dr Flo Harrison, Career Development Fellow, University of East Anglia & CEDAR. View slides.
  2. Malcolm Clark, Co-ordinator, Children’s Food Campaign. View slides.
  3. Open discussion – implications for research, policy and knowledge exchange

Chair: Dr John Battersby, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Public Health England.

11.50 Ten minute comfort break
12.00

Session 2: Takeaways, diet and health
Is the proliferation of takeaway food outlets contributing to unhealthy diet and obesity?

  1. Dr Thomas Burgoine, Career Development Fellow, University of Cambridge & CEDAR. View slides.
  2. Peter Wright, Environmental Health and Trading Standards Manager, Gateshead Council. View slides.
  3. Open discussion – implications for research, policy and knowledge exchange

Chair: Alison Tedstone, Director of Diet and Obesity / Chief Nutritionist, Public Health England

13.00 Lunch and posters
14.00

Keynote – Prof Martin White,  Lead for Research in Dietary Behaviours and Public Health Interventions, CEDAR, University of Cambridge. View slides.

14.40 Session 3: Socioeconomic inequalities in the food environment and health
Are inequalities in neighbourhood food environments contributing to inequalities in health?

  1. Prof Steven Cummins, Professor of Population Health & NIHR Senior Fellow, LSHTM. View slides.
  2. Mark Plummer, Team Leader, Planning for Housing, Department for Communities and Local Government. View slides.
  3. Open discussion – implications for research, policy and knowledge exchange

Chair: Prof Nick Wareham, CEDAR Director

15.40

Tea and networking

Attendees will be welcome to stay on after 4pm to continue the discussion.

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