Food and Corporate Power: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Global Corporate Strategies and Local Resistances

1 June 2022 4:00pm6:00pm
In this roundtable, an interdisciplinary group of scholars will discuss various ways in which corporations are exercising their market, techno-scientific and political power across these food systems
Bowl of multicoloured round cereals

The Technological and Corporate Character of Ultra-Processed Foods

30 May 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
In this presentation, A/Prof Gyorgy Scrinis (University of Melbourne) argues for the need to integrate the technical and social dimensions of Ultra-Processed Foods (UPFs) if we are to understand the unity and the distinct character of UPFs, and in particular their technological and corporate character.

Supporting adults to sit less and move more

19 May 2022 12:00pm1:30pm
This seminar will present the UpStanding programme of research, and seek to identify opportunities for new collaborations.
scale and measuring tape

Obesity (Part II)

14 April 2022 12:00pm1:30pm
In this seminar, the School will be revisiting the research theme of obesity, with a focus on two research programs and a panel discussion.

Obesity and Fatness (Part I)

15 October 2021 12:00pm1:30pm

Towards Brisbane 2032 Olympics and Paralympics

19 July 2021 12:15pm1:45pm
The Brisbane 2032 bid for the Olympic and Paralympic games could potentially create many new research, teaching and outreach opportunities for academics in our School in a bid to maximise athlete, administrator and industry partner potential. It is therefore important that we develop a strategy as a School ASAP in order to provide genuine leadership in this area and maintain our position as a world leader in Sports related subjects.

Defence Theme

9 July 2021 12:00pm1:30pm
Partnering with Defence and Veteran’s Affairs
In this seminar, HMNS Researchers will discuss their experience in partnering with Defence and Veteran’s Affairs, as well as showcasing opportunities in this space.
Speakers: Prof Jeff Coombes, A/Prof Nick Gilson, Prof Guy Wallis, Dr Ken McAnally.

Maternal and Child Health

11 June 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Come and join us for the relaunch of the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences Seminar series. The first session will be in two parts.

Introduction to the 2021 HMNS Theme-based Seminars : Prof John Cairney will focus broadly on the new HMNS research themes, by first giving an overview of the theme development and goals as an introduction.

Maternal and Child Health seminar: The second part will focus on the first theme of the year: Maternal and Child Health. Professors John Cairney and Helen Truby will showcase projects under development to encourage cross pollination and collaboration across the school, and beyond.