Wednesday 8th July 2020. 6pm (AEST)
Presenter: Dr Mary Barker, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
2019 Presentation Title: Behavioural Change Interventions
Moderators: Dr Hayley Dickinson & Samantha Dawson
Profile: Mary Barker is a Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Science in the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton, UK. She co-leads the Behavioural Science theme for the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre. Her main research interest is in understanding and supporting behaviour change, primarily to improve nutritional status before conception and during pregnancy and so address the public health implications of the developmental origins of health and disease. Mary runs a programme of work in both the UK and in LMICs aiming to engage teenagers and disadvantaged young women in improving their diets physical activity habits, using a combination of one-to-one support from health and social care professionals and digital sources which include smartphone games.
Price: Registration is $20 per episode for members and free for LMIC* and ECR** Members