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The Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) is an interdisciplinary research unit based at the University of Oxford, dedicated to understanding the complex and interwoven causes of obesity in populations across the world. This seminar series is hosted by the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford.

Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) seminars Oxford University

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The Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) is an interdisciplinary research unit based at the University of Oxford, dedicated to understanding the complex and interwoven causes of obesity in populations across the world. This seminar series is hosted by the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford.

    Making Cultures Count: Following the Mayi Kuwayu National Study of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing

    Making Cultures Count: Following the Mayi Kuwayu National Study of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing

    A UBVO seminar presented by Sarah Bourke (National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University) on 24 January 2019

    • 20 min
    Framing obesity as a problem

    Framing obesity as a problem

    Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology, University of Oxford) gave this presentation for the UBVO seminar series on 27 February 2020

    • 51 min
    Protein and meat as powerful symbols

    Protein and meat as powerful symbols

    Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology, University of Oxford) gave this presentation at the UBVO seminar on 21 February 2020

    • 56 min
    Sustainability on stage: FoodTech and the spectacle of innovation

    Sustainability on stage: FoodTech and the spectacle of innovation

    Tanja Schneider (University of St Gallen, Switzerland) gave this presentation for the UBVO seminar series on 12 March 2020

    • 42 min
    Is obesity a choice?

    Is obesity a choice?

    Giles Yeo from the University of Cambridge gave this presentation for the UBVO seminar series on 30 January 2020

    • 50 min
    Height, weight and prostate cancer

    Height, weight and prostate cancer

    Aurora Perez-Cornago (University of Oxford) gave this presentation for the UBVO seminar series on 23 January 2020

    • 35 min

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