Technology and biomedicine: a Cambridge showcase A half-day collaborative online symposium and networking event Date: Monday 27 September 2021 (09.00-14.00 BST) Venue: Online via Zoom Co-chairs: Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science and Professor Roisin Owens, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Cambridge This was a collaborative event between the University’s Metabolic […]
This two-day event held in early September 2021 was jointly developed through our on-going collaboration with the Danish Diabetes Academy and offered an opportunity to learn from and discuss aspects of childhood obesity with researchers based in Danish and Cambridge institutions. The course aimed to expand participants’ knowledge on obesity research including physiology, epidemiology and […]
The Childhood Obesity: An inter-disciplinary approach to prevention and treatment course aims to expand participants’ knowledge on obesity research including physiology, epidemiology and social sciences as well as promote collaboration between experienced and early-stage researchers from Denmark and Cambridge.
The deep history of obesity and metabolic disease: The past informs the present, and the present informs the past, 26 May 2021 This event was extremely successful given that we were restricted to an online format. It was attended by 194 participants from around the globe representative of wide-ranging interest and disciplines. In addition to […]
An online symposium and networking event drawing together perspectives on obesity and metabolism from deep history to the present day.
A video recording of a public talk given by Prof Sir Stephen O’Rahilly is available online. Prof O’Rahilly spoke at Peterhouse Theatre on 20th March as part of the 2018 Cambridge Science Festival. He asks why people have different susceptibilities to obesity and why being fat can, but doesn’t always, lead to metabolic disease.
This investigative piece, part of the BBC Horizon series, airs on Thursday January 19th at 9pm on BBC2. Dr Giles Yeo investigates the latest diet craze and social media sensation – clean eating. Giles cooks with Ella Mills, the Instagram entrepreneur behind Deliciously Ella, one of the most popular brands associated with clean eating, and […]