The Yorkshire ASO Network has been one of the ASO's longest running groups, originally run by Professor Andy Hill in the early 2000's. The network generally meets in the early evening and welcomes input from local researchers and practitioners across the region. Please contact Dr Mark Hopkins if you have suggestions for a meeting theme.


Past Meetings

Inequalities in obesity practice and provision- insights from the Yorkshire region

Wednesday 14th June 2023
Venue: University of Leeds
Hybrid meeting

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What’s Happening in Weight Management in the Yorkshire Region

Wednesday 27th April 2022, 2 – 5pm.

Venue: University of Leeds (conference auditorium) or online (via Zoom).

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Weight Management and Appetite - A transferable skills workshop, November 2018

University of Leeds

This workshop was an excellent opportunity to learn from researchers and develop presentation, communication and networking skills.  It will be of particular interest to early career researchers who would have the opportunity to present their PhD.

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The Use of Technology in Addressing Obesity - October 2017

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Chair: Graham Finlayson, School of Psychology, University of Leeds

12:30   Lunch and Networking

12:55   Chair’s welcome

1:00     Evidence-based digital solutions for weight loss maintenance
           (James Stubbs, Professor of Appetite and Energy Balance, School of Psychology, University of Leeds) 

1:40   The use of Couch to 5K by those with obesity. 
          (Katy Pickering, Project Officer, Carnegie School of Sport, Leeds Beckett University)

2:20    Co-designing digital technologies with patients and practitioners that work in practice. 
          (Victoria Betton, Director, mhabitat, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)

2:50      Discussion and Close

April 2017 - Psychobiology of Food Craving and Binge Eating

November 2015 - Whole Systems Approach to Obesity project


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