7th Annual Weight Stigma Conference

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WSC 2018 Keynote Speakers Announced

We are delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the 6th Annual International Weight Stigma Conference being held on 18-19th June 2018, Leeds, UK.

  • Dr Lucy Aphramor (Well Now)

Dr Aphramor has a PhD in weight science and is one of the founding members of the international Critical Dietetics movement and the UK group Dietitians for Social Justice; and is an elected committee member of the European Specialist Dietetic Network (ESDN) for Public Health.

  • Professor Rhiannon Turner (Queens University, Belfast)

Professor Turner is a social psychologist with a specific focus on intergroup relations, prejudice, and prejudice-reduction. Professor Turner is Director of the Centre for Identity and Intergroup Relations at Queen’s University, Belfast.

  • Dr Emma Rich (University of Bath)

Dr Rich is a Reader/Associate Professor in the Department for Health at the University of Bath. Over the past 15 years, she has undertaken critical health research examining the relationship between the cultures, policies and practices of schools and young people’s health, wellbeing and identities.

Visit stigmaconference.com for more information about our keynotes, and details of abstract submission and conference registration.