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16 November 2016
2nd COOK & Health Scientific Symposium, Call for abstracts
Thursday, 2 March 2017 from 9:00 to 17:00 - University of West London - St Mary's Rd, London W5 5RF
Organised by BCC INNOVATION -Research and Innovation Center and University of West London
The 2nd COOK & Health Scientific Symposium is an event whom objective is to share up-to-date knowledge on the relationships between cooking, eating behaviours and health. The conference programme contains keynote presentations from eminent speakers and international experts. Additionally these will supplemented with short 10-min oral presentations slots on work in progress. In addition there will be space for poster presentations.
We are seeking contributions from across the spectrum of cooking related research projects from community based interventions to experimental research on cooking and meal preparation. These can be focused on the potential health outcomes of cooking skill interventions, the pedagogical basis of delivering such programmes or the longer term funding and delivery of programmes in a health policy model. In this regard we welcome abstracts covering to the following questions:
Definition of cooking / cooking skills
Trends in cooking
Cooking skills transition
How effective are cooking skill interventions changing behaviours?
Experimental research in cooking interventions
The role of cooking in the meal preparation process
Cooking methods and effects on nutritional properties / human health
Abstracts should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org before the 23rd of December 2016.
Rules for abstract submission:
Abstracts should be submitted, in English language, as a Word document, and structured as follows:
Abstracts must not exceed 350 words (including title, names of all contributors, one complete postal address, one email address, one phone number and email for the lead author).
Do not include tables, figures, formulae and references.
Omit professional and official titles in the author field.
Do not use indenting. Just use one continuous paragraph please.
Language of the Scientific Symposium: English
Fees: - Regular fees: 50 £ including access to the conferences and posters, lunch and coffee breaks.
- Reduced fees for students: 15 £ including access to the conferences and posters, lunch and coffee breaks.