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‘How can researchers support city leaders, businesses and advocates to deliver a healthier urban food environment?’. This was the question addressed at The George Institute for Global Health’s latest thought leadership event, ‘Creating healthy, sustainable, city food environments’, which took place at the institute’s Oxford office on 20 June and was attended by over 60 stakeholders from academia, business, local authorities and civil society.

Event
Wednesday, 3 July, 2019 - 17:00

The George Institute, 1st Floor, Hayes House, 75 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ

Speaker: 

Professor Terry Dwyer

Event
Wednesday, 3 July, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Event
Tuesday, 2 July, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

This article is written by Alexandra Jones and Belinda Reeve and was first published on the InSight Plus and is reproduced here with their kind permission.

On the 27th of June 2019 The George Institute for Global Health held the Fight the Fear breakfast event at which the guests were invited to challenge their pre conceived notions about the possibilities of science and technology, changing the ways in which we think about and thereby solve social problems.

Event
Thursday, 27 June, 2019 - 07:30 to 08:30

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Media release: 
01/07/2019

A culturally-appropriate depression screening tool for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples not only works, it should be rolled out across the country, according to a new study.

Media release: 
24/06/2019

Social networks have been found to play a significant role in shaping behaviours to reduce salt intake in children as demonstrated by the research group led by Professor Yangfeng Wu, Honorary research fellow at The George Institute China and the Deputy Director of the Peking University Clinical Research Institute. The findings have been published on the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

Dr Sanne Peters, Research Fellow in Epidemiology at The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford, has been awarded a spot on the World Heart Federation’s Salim Yusuf Emerging Leaders Programme alongside 24 other experts working to reduce early death from cardiovascular disease.

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