OBICODE Project - Biocultural Transmissions of Obesity across Generations in the Digital Era - HORIZON-WIDERA-2023-TALENTS-01-01

Funded with around 2.5 million euros under the ERA Chair Actions, the "OBICODE" project aims to enhance the University of Coimbra's research in Anthropology. It will develop and test a model to study the social origins of obesity across generations influenced by the digital ecosystem, translating findings into policy and intervention messages. Professor Stanley Ulijaszek from the University of Oxford will be the ERA Chair Holder, with Cristina Padez and Daniela Rodrigues from the University of Coimbra's Research Centre for Anthropology and Health (CIAS) also involved.

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Antropologia Portuguesa

Antropologia Portuguesa is a peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish the best theoretical and empirical research in the multidisciplinary field of Anthropology, including the sub-fields of Biological Anthropology and Social-Cultural Anthropology, among others. It is one of the oldest journals of Anthropology in Portugal, first published in 1914, and is strongly committed to combining traditional anthropological goals and approaches with new collaborative and interdisciplinary explorations across the human sciences.

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