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I.Family Study Final Conference

Families can’t tackle obesity alone Governments must act to combat childhood obesity, warn experts following major EC-funded study   European governments must act to help families improve their children’s health and tackle the obesity epidemic. That’s the advice of I.Family researchers who, on Thursday 9th February, revealed the findings of a major international study into […]


I.Family Study’s signature paper published by International Journal of Epidemiology

Following five years of international research, the I.Family Study is delighted to announce the publication of its signature scientific paper in the influential International Journal of Epidemiology (IJE). The paper, which focuses on the unique scale of the cohort of children involved in the project as well as its key findings, has been published on […]


I.Family Final Conference to Share Results of 5-year Study into Children’s Diets and Lifestyles

  Study follows ten years of research with the largest ever European cohort of children in eight countries The diets and lifestyles of European families, how they affect life-long health and what can be done to tackle problems such as obesity, will be the focus of the I.Family Study’s final conference in Brussels in February 2017. […]


I.Family coming to ESOF 2016!

We’re delighted to announce that the I.Family Study will play a key role in the official scientific programme at next month’s EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) – against tough competition! Almost 300 applications were received by the ESOF panel, with only 100 eventually approved. I.Family will run a ‘mindfulness’ workshop called “Think health: a mindful approach […]


From dietary behaviour to physical activity: I.Family researchers present insights into childhood & adolescent health

Project representatives at EOS & ISBNPA 2016 share findings


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