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Paper accepted: Towards Systems Models for Obesity Prevention: A Big Role for Big Data

24 August 2022

Just before the summer holidays, we received the news that our opinion paper was accepted by the scientific journal “current developments in nutrition”. With this paper, we contribute to the academic discussion on system models and the use of Big Data in obesity prevention.

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BigO presented in course at Adolescent Health/Medicine Course

1 October 2021

The BigO project will be presented at the 14th State of the Art Adolescent Health/Medicine Course by the team from Prof.Charmandari (BRFAA).

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Presentation available online: BigO at SSIB

16 July 2021

On July 15th Dr Christos Diou presented his work on the automated measurement of ingestive behaviors and the BigO project on the SSIB conference. The presentation video is now available on our YouTube channel.

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BigO at SSIB 2021

8 July 2021

Dr. Christos Diou will present the BigO project at the annual SSIB meeting, which is this year held online. The Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB) is a non-profit organization committed to advancing scientific research on food and fluid intake and its associated biological, psychological, and social processes. The Society provides a multidisciplinary…

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BigO will present three abstracts at ESPE 2021

25 May 2021

The BRFAA team in Athens will present three abstracts at the upcoming European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Meeting, held online from 22-26 September 2021. These are the titles of the abstracts: Evaluation of the BigO system in a clinical setting in Greece (Ref. No.: 262, presented by Athanasia Tragomalou) Evaluation of the BigO system during…

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BigO to be presented at the International Conference on Children’s Well-being!

25 May 2021

BigO will be featured in three presentations at the upcoming 2nd International Conference on Children’s Well-being, held 9-11 July. The theme of the conference is “Children’s well-being and perspectives on its enhancement”. These are the abstracts from the Athens team: Evaluation of Big Data Methodologies for the prevention and management of overweight and obesity in…

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BigO is presented at the European and International Congress on Obesity

18 May 2021

Congratulations to Niamh Arthurs from University College Dublin who presented  ‘Big Data Collection in Vulnerable Populations: Application to Real World Clinical and Public Health Settings’ at the European Congress on Obesity, held online from 10-13 May, 2021.   You can view the presentation on our YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/98q9OBjHLHo  

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BigO consortium publishes results on body mass index and fast eating

18 May 2021

Congratulations to a group from many of the BigO consortium members, led by Petter Faberberg and Ioannis Ioakimidis, for publishing their work relating eating speed to body mass index (BMI) in High-School students. The paper used the BigO system to show that individuals with a higher BMI also had a faster eating rate, both self-reported…

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University College Dublin group publishes paper on Big Data Applications in Healthcare

18 May 2021

Congratulations to BigO consortium members for the publication of their recent paper  “Big Data Warehouse for Healthcare-Sensitive Data Applications” (Shahid, Nguyen and Kechadi)  in the journal Sensors, MDPI, March 2021 The article can be accessed here: https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/21/7/2353/htm

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The BigO project on eHealth2021

6 April 2021

Last month, Dr. Ioannis Ioakeimidis attended the eHealth 2021 conference on behalf of BigO.  eHealth is a 1-day conference on the developments in eHealth research in South-Eastern Sweden. It was organized by Linköping University and the Östergötland country on March 16th. BigO got the opportunity to contribute to this conference with a keynote presentation. The…

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