Best poster Award at ISBNPA 2018

2018 ISBNPA General Meeting It was a great experience for a young PhD student to join the ISBNPA 17th Annual Meeting. The meeting was held in Hong Kong (03 – 06 June) and included many high quality and compelling presentations. Networking opportunities at the meeting were substantial and inspiring, allowing us to meet top researchers in a wide[…]

NoHoW Publication: People who have lost weight need support to keep the weight off

During the project, we’ve interviewed people who are successfully maintaining weight loss to learn how they do it, what challenges they face and what support they need to keep maintaining their weight loss. Our latest publication looks at self-regulating food intake. Why is this study important? Maintaining weight loss over time is difficult. Different activities[…]

NoHoW at ECO2018

NoHoW was pleased to present a well-attended symposium Self-regulation and emotion regulation in weight loss maintenance – working toward a consensus: The H2020 NoHoW Project at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO2018) in Vienna on Saturday 26 May 2018. Several members of the NoHoW team were on hand for 6 presentations, which included a discussion of the conceptual background and[…]

CBC Conference 2018 – Behaviour Change for Health: Digital and Beyond

This year’s Centre for Behaviour Change conference on 21-22 February 2018 at Senate House in London, was the fourth international conference hosted by the Centre and is a “must-attend” conference for Digital Health researchers.The event provided an excellent opportunity to network with other researchers interested in developing and implementing behaviour change interventions using digital tools. Innovative research[…]

NoHoW Trial Recruitment Closes

On the 13th March 2018, the NoHoW trial successfully completed the ambitious recruitment phase, reaching the target of 1,600 participants across the three NoHoW centres in the UK, Portugal and Denmark. The initial recruitment phase was to last a full year but concluded ahead of schedule; the popularity of the trial meant that centres were[…]

NoHoW Publication: Difficulty managing emotions can make keeping weight off difficult

We’ve published our first publication! Attribution of weight regain to emotional reasons amongst European adults with overweight and obesity who regained weight following a weight loss attempt –Sainsbury, K., Evans, E.H., Pedersen, S. et al. Eat Weight Disord (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-018-0487-0 Open access PDF Why is this study important? While weight loss isn’t easy, lots of programmes[…]

NoHoW at YOHPAKE

Dr. Sarah Scott, University of Leeds, presented a poster about NoHoW at the second annual conference, ‘Enabling Active Communities: Play your Part’ organised by the regional network YOHPAKE (Yorkshire and Humber Physical Activity Exchange) on 10 Jan 2018. The event attendees included key movers and shakers involved in physical activity and weight management across the region, as well as representatives[…]