Living and Food environment analysis in schools
We use new technologies and student-contributed data for the analysis and the evaluation of students’ school, living and food environment (Ioannis Ioakeimidis Work Unit).
The FOODSHIFT Pathways constitutes an innovative project that aims to provide educational communities with tools and ideas to educate the younger generation and guide them towards a sustainable future, focused on fighting the food crisis.
AdSafe, FORTE project
The AdSafe project aims at evaluating differences in food marketing exposure and health-related behaviors in student populations from Swedish neighborhoods with different socioeconomic characteristics.
The Unifood project evaluates differences in food advertisements among different Swedish cities and neighborhoods, taking into consideration the usual spots where students hang-out.
The SPLENDID project
The SPLENDID project aimed to investigate the complex relationship between human behavior, such as eating habits and physical activity, and the risk of developing obesity or eating disorders, in order to identify effective prevention and intervention strategies.
The BigO project
The BigO was an EU-funded research initiative, aimed at investigating the role of genetic and environmental factors in childhood obesity, with a focus on early interventions and prevention strategies.
Some of our projects are international collaborative EU funded projects - read more here.