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Improving Dietary Quality in Public Health

Thursday, 8th June 2017

9.30am - 4pm

Room A161, Lindop Building, College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB.

The agenda for this event can be downloaded here.

Poster Competition
Abstract submission is now open for posters to be presented at an extended networking lunch on the day – prizes will be provided for the top three posters. Help us build the conference by submitting a poster summarising ongoing or completed work relevant to the combination of Health Psychology and Public Health. Posters are particularly welcome that focus on topics consistent with the conference theme such as improving dietary quality, food security, or nutrition. This could include intervention design or evaluation, current service provision, research relevant to public health, or exploring methodological approaches. The deadline for poster submission is 8th May 2017. All presenters are required to register as a delegate by 30th May 2017.

Your abstract submission should contain a title, all author names and affiliations, and a structured abstract of no more than 250 words. For completed research the structure should be – Background, Method, Results, Discussion. For ongoing research it should be – Purpose, Background, Method, Discussion. Posters on the day should be size A1 or A0. Please email abstract submissions to


  • Professor Martin Caraher - Food and Health Policy - Centre for Food Policy - City University
    Food nudging and Fudging: Where is the Policy?
  • Jane Mcclinchy - Programme Lead for BSc (Hons) Dietetics – University of Hertfordshire
    Interacting with Nutritional Information for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Additional information
Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Please note that this event will be filmed and photos may be taken.  By taking part in this event you grant the organisers full rights to use the images from any photos and video recordings to be used for publicity.  This includes (but not limited to) printed and online publicity, news letters and video recordings on this website.  If you do not wish to be photographed please inform us at the registration desk for this event on arrival.

Ticket Prices
Members with early bird (up to 18th May) - £22.50
Non members with early bird (up to 18th May) - £40
Members from 19th May - £45
Non members from 19th May - £80

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