Category Archives: 2013


Seminar: The Calculus of Calories: Quantitative Physiology of Human Metabolism and Body Weight Dynamics

Speaker: Dr Kevin Hall, National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases Date: Monday 16th December 2013 Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Location: Jerry Morris, Tavistock Place Type of Event: Seminar, Centre for Global NCDs & the UK Health Forum Seminar Dr. Kevin Hall received … Continue reading

Seminar: Causation in Sociology as a Population Science

Speaker:  John Goldthorpe, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford Date: Friday 22nd November 2013 Time: 12:45 – 14:00pm Location: Jerry Morris, Tavistock Place Type of Event: Joint seminar: Centre for Global NCDs & Centre for Statistical Methodology

Seminar: BMI in HIV infected people

Centre for Global NCDs Seminar Series “BMI in HIV infected people: Different trajectories of BMI (defined using latent class analysis) and their predictive factors during follow-up of an HIV-infected cohort in Brazil” Speaker: Dr Democrito Filho, LSHTM Date: Wednesday 2nd October … Continue reading

Seminar: Health Research in Kimberly Aboriginal Community

The Centre for Global NCDs Seminar Series “What now? Health research in Kimberley Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS)” Speaker: Julia Marley, Associate Professor, University of Western Australia Date: Thursday 12 September 2013, 12:45-14:00 Venue: Bennett Room (LG80), Keppel Street, … Continue reading

Mini-Symposium: 2013 Blizard Neuromuscular Symposium

The 2013 Blizard Neuromuscular Symposium September 11th 2013 The meeting focused on the relevance of trauma and of dietary habits in the development of neurodegenerative disorders and motor neurone disease, drawing from the large body of experimental and epidemiological evidence. … Continue reading

Seminar: Global regulatory solutions for obesity prevention

Centre for Global NCDs Seminar Series Speaker: Laura A. Schmidt, PhD, MSW, MPH Date: Thursday 15 August 2013, 12.45 – 14:00 Laura Schmidt is Professor of Health Policy and Co-Director, Community Engagement and Health Policy Program, at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of … Continue reading

Lecture: What does combating climate change have to do with exercising more and eating better? Quite a lot in fact!

The “ENGINE OF THE NEW NEW ZEALAND” Innovation Lecture Speaker: Professor Neil Pearce Date: July 24th 2013 Location: Sir Neil Walters Lecture Theatre, Albany Campus, Massey University, New Zealand The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) poses an enormous threat to populations … Continue reading