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Obesity: A Physiological Perspective

Nudge-it scientists are participating in the Physiology Society's special symposium 'Obesity:Physiological Perspective'.

http://www.physoc.org/topicobesity/

The symposium takes place from 10-12 September 2014 in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Registration now open and abstracts can be submitted 11 June-11 July 2014.

Topics include the impact of maternal obesity, how to manipulating the physiology of appetite, and obesity's impact on society.

The symposium is part of the Society's annual theme for 2014 - 'Understanding Obesity'.  http://www.physoc.org/obesity2014

Other events include a themed edition of Experimental Physiology titled 'The Physiology and Pathophysiology of Obesity' http://ep.physoc.org/site/includefiles/prelimcall.xhtml  and a series of outreach events.  http://www.physoc.org/society-activities

First Consortium Meeting Report

The first Nudge-it consortium meeting took place in Edinburgh on Sunday 12th to Tuesday 14th January 2014. The meeting was extremely  well attended with all work package leaders, a majority of early-stage researchers, and several of the overseas collaborators present.

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First Nudge-it Consortium

The first Nudge-it consortium meeting took place at St Leonard’s Hall in Edinburgh from Sunday 12th to Tuesday 14th January 2014. The meeting was attended by all work package leaders, the PhD students and postdocs working on the project, and some of our overseas collaborators.

Partners introduced themselves to the consortium and described their work programme, giving details of their technical approaches to the problems addressed in the project. The atmosphere was friendly and open, and it was clear further collaborations and synergies were possible. Read a report of the meeting here.