Diogenes at Nutrition Society Annual
Over- and under nutrition: challenges and approaches
University of Surrey - Guilford UK
29 June - 2 July 2009
For more information visit the
NoMiracle Workshop on:
Cumulative Risk Assessment: a challenge for Science and Management
Ravenstein, the Netherlands
26-27 March 2009
For the programme click
For the registration form, click
NIH RFA grants
Request for application for neuroimaging research and obesity
Infomation concerning the NIH RFA for grants related to neuroimaging
and obesity can be accessed
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-08-009.html , or
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Diogenes on Canadian TV
Click on the logo to see coverage on Canadian TV
of the Diogenes project (May 2008)
Diogenes at ECO 2008
On Wednesday May 14 Diogenes was represented at the European
Congress on Obesity,
in a Unilever-sponsored symposium "Food-based approaches to body fat reduction"
Following the symposium a "Newspaper" report on the Unilever sponsored session
has been prepared.
To download the report click
More information on the symposium:
Professor Arne Astrup's
lecture on "Protein and carbohydrates in weight management"
Professor Marleen van Baak's Hot Topics Poster
ECO 2008 Press Release
Unilever-sponsored symposium in session
Rianne Ruijschop Young Scientist
of the Year in the Netherlands
Ir. Rianne Ruijschop of NIZO food research has won
the prestigious Unilever Young Scientist Award.
The prize was awarded based on her ground breaking work on the role of aromas in
Within Diogenes Rianne is involved in RTD line 5: Obesity and Food
Diogenes Newsletter - Issue 4
The Spring 2008-issue of the Diogenes Newsletter is available and can
EuroNews has filmed the Diogenes research programme on location in
Maastricht/the Netherlands and in
Aberdeen/United Kingdom. To see the report click on the EuroNews-logo.
See also the link on the Research / Star Projects website from the European
Fork to Farm: Food, Health and Well-Being
5 research areas within European Research funded by the European Commission:
- Nutrition: the Diogenes-project
- Food Quality and Safety: the Pathogencombat-project
- Food Processing: the NovelQ-project
- Consumers: the Helena-project
- Total Food Chain and the Environmental Impact: the Ecnis-project
You can watch the video-report produced by the European Commission by clicking
on the Food Safety-banner.
A R C H I V E
The EU "Food Folder", including the Diogenes-project
available on the CORDIS website.
The new folder can be downloaded as PDF,
Lipgene consumer science
workshop The Metabolic Syndrome -The Public's Perspective.
Lipgene has organised an open
workshop in London on Friday December 8th 2006.
More information can be found
Third Plenary Meeting of EU Platform for Action
on Diet, Physical Activity and Health
On September 21, 2005 the EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health organised its third Plenary Meeting. During the morning session Professor
Wim Saris has presented the Diogenes-project as one of the FP6 Research Programs
dealing with obesity
Annual Obesity Europe Conference
The 1st Annual Obesity Europe Conference brought together a selection
of the top experts and decision makers from Europe and beyond as well as
high-level industry representatives, to facilitate a rational debate on the
cross-sector strategies required to tackle European obesity.