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TALKS BY FOOMS’ MEMBERS

Katrien Maldoy will present her paper "Inducing eating pleasure through social cues: an opportunity to promote healthy eating among adolescents?" at the 2019 ICA conference. Presentation will be uploaded. 

Charlotte De Backer will present a talk about vegetarianism, sex and gender at the 2019 APS conference (https://www.psychologicalscience.org/conventions/annual). Presentation will be uploaded. 

Drs. Patricia Romero is giving a talk about University students' perception of calcium health claims from dairy products. On May 6th at 2pm in Z003. Contact us if you want to attend the talk. Her abstract here

Charlotte De Backer is talking about Food Influencers at the Food Confusion Symposium in Den Haag, February 8th 2019 (see https://www.food-confusion.eu/symposium2/). Check here for the presentation (without images).

 

FOOMS ABROAD

In April 2019 Charlotte De Backer, Yandisa Ngqangashe and Heidi Vandebosch went to Cape Town, to meet with Prof. Mchiza with whom they colleaborate on a project about using storytelling to promote food literacy among women in townships struggling with overweight and obesity. Also Karolien Poels and Mchel Vandebosch (MIOS members) joined them to work on new grant proposals for joint research between the University of Antwerp and the University of the Western Cape.

 

FOOMS IN THE MEDIA