Body Image and Eating Disorders: Future Research Priorities

Thursday, 5th May 2016, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Registration from 10:30 am

This event aims to gather a working group of experts in the field of body image and eating disorders to explore current research in the field and future research priorities.  There will be a chance to discuss the most pressing questions which still need to be answered through research and how we could best work collaboratively to explore them.   

The planned outcome of the event is to agree on a research agenda for the field of body image and eating disorders, which would guide future research and funding applications by scholars and industry experts alike.

Lunch will be provided at the event.

Registraion and refreshments will be available from 10.30am. 

Who should attend?

Professionals from the third sector and healthcare industry working in the field of body image and eating disorders along with researchers and community advocates for eating disorder organisations.

Benefits of attending

  • Hear from academic and industry experts about the latest developments in body image and eating disorders.

  • Take part in discussions to inform new collaborative research.

  • Identify new approaches, ideas and areas of interest for future funding applications.


Dr Petya Eckler
phone +44 (0)141 444 8321
Lecturer in Journalism and Creative Writing
Dr Andrea Tonner
phone +44 (0)141 548 3184
Lecturer in Marketing
Julie Cameron
phone +44 (0)141 226 9849
Mental Health Foundation

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