Job Vacancy: Professor (W2) at the University of Bremen

The Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology (BIPS GmbH is one of the leading epidemiological research institutes in Germany and a member of the Leibniz Association) and the University of Bremen (an outstanding research university with 250...

ECOG to host its 28th Annual Congress in Porto

The 2018 annual ECOG meeting takes place in one of the most beautiful cities around the world, the city of Porto – Portugal, on the 14th – 17th November. Porto is, for the second time, the stage of this important meeting, 10 years after the first ECOG in Portugal. The...

ECOG gets on board the TAO Project

Last week, ECOG took part to the first transnational meeting of the Erasmus+ funded project “Tackling Adolescent Obesity and promoting inclusion through nutrition trainings for disadvantaged youth”; The projet, coordinated by Safe Advocacy Europe, has a...

A “Watershed” Moment

  While the causes of childhood obesity are multi-factorial, there is a wealth of evidence showing the detrimental impact HFSS advertising has on driving unhealthy food choices. As a result of this evidence, rules are in place that aim to prevent children from...

Letter from the President

Dear colleagues and friends, I am delighted and honoured to write to you my first letter as President of our society. The complexity in the etiology of obesity and the challenges in the prevention and treatment of the disease require encouragement for experts in the...