ASO Yorkshire network event: Appetite and eating behaviours in children and adults - insights from the Yorkshire region

When: Tuesday, 12th December 2023, 1:30pm - 5:00pm

Where: Hybrid

This event will be co-hosted by the Yorkshire ASO regional group and the Sheffield Hallam Appetite Research cluster (SHARe), and bring together researchers in the Yorkshire region working in the areas of appetite and eating behaviour. Recommendations for practice and research priorities will be shared, and there will be an opportunity to network at the post-event reception. 

For questions regarding the event, please contact Dr Mark Hopkins (

This is a hybrid event so people can register online or attend in-person. The in-person event will be held at the 1239 Owen Building (located on the 12th floor), Sheffield Hallam University. For a campus map see here

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  • Dr Jo Pearce & Claire Wall, Sheffield Hallam University: “Portion sizes, energy and nutrient content of school lunches provided for children attending school-based nurseries”.
  • Bixuan Yan, University of Sheffield: “Exploring reasons for late evening eating and barriers and enablers to changing to earlier eating patterns”.
  • Clarissa Dakin, University of Leeds: “Can eating behaviour traits be explained by underlying, latent factors?”
  • Dr. Alice Kinnimouth, University of Leeds: “Socioeconomic status and appetite in childhood”.
  • Dr. Sundus Mahdi, University of York: “'Evaluating the Change4Life Food Scanner app in improving psychological and dietary outcomes: a randomised pilot and feasibility study”