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Weight Concern carries out research into the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity.

In the past, we have contributed to the design and delivery of interventions and have provided guidance or advice to external projects.

 We have expertise in developing patient resources and also offer project-specific training to those delivering obesity research.

We welcome enquiries from obesity research institutions. Please email [email protected]

 Current research projects include:


Ten top tips 

A leaflet based intervention around forming healthy habits.

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The Uk Pregnancies Better Eating and Activity Trial.

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Previous projects include:

The Traffic Light Programme

An obesity treatment programme for children, encouraging healthy behaviour change for the whole family.

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Shape-Up Sister

An online weight management programme for black African and Caribbean women.

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PhD Projects

Weight Concern has a supportive role in the funding of a PhD project.

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Take part in research- click here for details

Occasionally Weight Concern is aware of opportunities for taking part in research. More details can be found by clicking on the link above.

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