Category Archives: Scotland

Conference Alert: Ethnicity and Health Dissemination Conference

We are holding our dissemination conference on Wed. 2nd February 2011 in Edinburgh, UK .  It’s going to be very exciting as we’ll be presenting some of the preliminary findings from our 2 year study on how to modify health … Continue reading

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Reading about sendentary lifestyles and its harms at my desk makes me feel bad

A little fear mongering never hurt anyone, which explains why the NY Times published this article yesterday on the hazards of a sedentary lifestyle.  It was the cat picture that really inspired me to probe further (cat picture reproduced for … Continue reading

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The first post

An introduction. My name is Jing Jing, I’ve been living in Edinburgh, Scotland for the past year and a half working at the University of Edinburgh as a researcher. The project is a large-scale, multi-method study looking at how to … Continue reading

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