Guest Speaker Kyle Turner on Food Psychology

Oxford PhD graduate Kyle Turner speaks about his research on childhood obesity and nutrition, as well as the psychology of food at college assembly today

Special guest speaker Kyle Turner who recently completed his PhD at Jesus College at Oxford University focusing on childhood obesity and nutrition, spoke to OIC students at assembly today. Kayle completed a Masters degree in applied epidemiology at the Australian National University. He is founder and CEO of start-up company ‘Fungry’ which is aiming to alter our take-away culture with a focus on healthier foods. He has worked with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UK celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and was part of the team behind traffic light labelling on food. At the assembly, Kyle spoke about food related issues and the psychology behind ‘portion sizes’ and how we choose food. Kyle has worked with Nobel prize winner Richard Thaler, author of the book Nudge. His work influenced Kyle's research and thesis. 

Tuesday 14th November 2017

Published by: Oxford International College

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