World Obesity Day World Obesity Day is a global event, held annually on March 4 to bring people together to raise awareness and increase knowledge about obesity and the many other diseases on which it impacts. Aligned Worldwide The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and the European Coalition for People Living with… Read more »


Application deadlines are approaching for these opportunities for early career nutritionists from EASO. Early Career Network Winter School in Napoli, Italy ‘Hot Topics in Obesity’ Application Deadline – December 29th, 2021 EASO Early Career Awards Application Deadline – January 31st, 2022 Early Career Network Awards in Basic Science, Clinical Research, Public Health and Childhood Obesity… Read more »


Childhood obesity is a major health problem in Europe, with dire long-term consequences for our health, society, and the economy. Current trends indicate that there will be over 10 million children in the region affected by obesity in 2030. At the same time, initiatives such as the EU Farm to Fork Strategy, Europe’s Beating Cancer… Read more »


The 14th Newsletter of the Nutritional & Health-related Environmental Studies Section is now available. Read about The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) recently published paper in Science that changes our understanding of metabolism as we age.  Other news includes updates on research projects, virtual meetings, conferences and webinars, reports, and new tools, as well as some inspiring success stories an the latest IAEA… Read more »


The Nutrition Society is co-hosting with the French Nutrition Society in Lille a conference titled ‘Urban Food Policies for Sustainable Nutrition and Health’ The aim is to bring urban policy makers together with scientists. The conference will take place in Lille, France 27-28 January 2022. There is a call for abstracts open, and an open… Read more »



The Superior Health Council in Belgium is holding their GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2021 online with the theme being “Sustainable and Healthy Food”. This online seminar takes place on Wednesday 12 May 2021 from 10 am to 1.30 pm (CET). Participation is free of charge. Simultaneous translation to Dutch, French and English is foreseen.   More information and the final… Read more »



 The FENS Board has begun preparations for the 14th European Nutrition Conference to be held in Belgrade in 2023.   The theme of the conference is “Food, Nutrition and Health: Translating science into practice”.  The format of the programme will broadly follow that of the previous conferences in Berlin and Dublin, but with an increased number of sessions… Read more »