UNSW Symposium on Eating and Appetite (USEA) 2020

Venue: Mathews Theatre (Theatre B). UNSW Sydney Kensington, NSW, Australia

Start Date: Fri 14 Feb 2020 Start Time: 0900

End Date: Fri 14 Feb 2020 End Time: 1700

Australian and international researchers will present their current research and insights on eating behaviour, appetite, and related issues.

About this event

This one-day event brings together leading Australian and international researchers who will present their current research and insights on eating behaviour, appetite, and other related topics. This symposium will provide an opportunity to exchange ideas, discuss theoretical and practical issues in the field, and establish connections and possible collaborations with other researchers.

Speakers include:

  • Prof Derek Daniels (University at Buffalo, USA): Neural controls of thirst
  • A/Prof Adrian Cameron (Deakin University): The role of supermarkets in shaping what we eat, and opportunities for improvement
  • Dr Kenny Ip (Garvan Institute): Central amygdala NPY circuits exacerbate the development of obesity under chronic stress environment
  • A/Prof Ian Johnston (University of Sydney): Effects of high-fat high-sugar diets on motivation in rats
  • Dr Naomi Kakoschke (Monash University): Cognitive bias modification for improving eating behaviour
  • Dr Zhi Yi Ong (UNSW Sydney): Hindbrain catecholaminergic control of food intake
  • Prof Amanda Page (University of Adelaide): Peripheral appetite regulation and time restricted feeding
  • Prof Simone Pettigrew (George Institute): Understanding foods that are good for us versus choosing what’s good for us
  • Prof Amanda Salis (University of Western Australia): Long-term effects of severe vs moderate energy restriction on binge eating behaviours in postmenopausal women with obesity: the TEMPO Diet Trial
  • Prof Lenny Vartanian (UNSW Sydney): Social influences on eating

Registration is FREE, lunch and refreshments are provided, and the symposium is open to anyone interested in attending (students, academic staff, clinicians, members of the public), but space is limited and registration is required.

For more information, contact: l.vartanian@unsw.edu.au

Organisation: The University of New South Wales

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/unsw-symposium-on-eating-and-appetite-usea-2020-registration-90105513015

Topic: Health / Medical; Society / Lifestyle

Public ContactName Lenny Vartanian
Email l.vartanian@unsw.edu.au