The next phase of Healthy Living’s research programme, investigating summer holiday club provision, got under way this summer when Healthy Living PhD student Jackie Shinwell visited school based holiday clubs in Scotland and the North East of England. Healthy Living Director, Professor Greta Defeyter, said: “We are delighted to be working with the schools in … Continue reading "SUMMER HOLIDAY CLUB RESEARCH UNDERWAY"
Members of the Healthy Living Lab presented evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Holiday Hunger this week. Professor Defeyter said: “This piece of research by Emilly Mann, a member of the Healthy Living Lab team is breaking new ground in an emerging area of academic study. Presenting the results of Emily’s research to … Continue reading "HEALTHY LIVING LAB PRESENT EVIDENCE TO HOLIDAY HUNGER ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP"
Professor Greta Defeyter, Director of Healthy Living has been appointed as a judge for this year’s Kellogg’s Breakfast Club awards. Winning clubs will be invited to an award ceremony which will take place on 22nd November at the Houses of Parliament. Professor Defeyter said: “It’s a huge honour to be part of the judging panel … Continue reading "HEALTHY LIVING DIRECTOR APPOINTED TO BREAKFAST CLUB AWARDS JUDGING PANEL"
School of Psychology & Sport Sciences Researcher Dr Greta Defeyter spoke recently at the Westminster cross-party parliamentary briefing on school breakfast clubs. Dr. Defeyter presented preliminary research findings at a parliamentary briefing at Westminster sponsored by Ian Lucas MP for Wrexham. The research tested primary school children at two time points (when children started attending … Continue reading "RESEARCHERS INVITED TO SPEAK AT WESTMINSTER"