Dr Paul Chadwick: Role of behaviour in the obesity crisis and the need to take a scientific approach to behaviour change

Dr Paul Chadwick: Role of behaviour in the obesity crisis and the need to take a scientific approach to behaviour change

Dr Paul Chadwick, is a behaviour change leading expert and the Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the Behaviour Unit at UCL. Watch his presentation to find out about our current obesogenic environment and why we need to change our food shopping habits to save our health, economy and planet. Leading the urgency is the growing prevalence in childhood obesity and lower socioeconomic groups. Dr Chadwick explains what a scientific approach to behaviour change could look like. 

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About Dr Paul Chadwick

Dr Paul Chadwick, Associate Professor of Behaviour Change and Assistant Director, UCL Centre for Behaviour Change

Dr Paul Chadwick is Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the world-leading UCL Centre for Behaviour Change. His research interests are in the use of behaviour change frameworks to develop and evaluate behavioural interventions to improve health and wellbeing in populations with chronic disease, as well as community interventions to prevent chronic disease such as diabetes prevention and obesity management. Dr. Chadwick has been at the forefront of research into behaviour change interventions for childhood obesity for many years, and have been involved with the development of several trials to establish the feasibility, efficacy, effectiveness and impact at scale of community-based child obesity interventions.