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New scientific publication

20 October 2020

A new scientific publication on the use of a smartphone app for monitoring dietary habits in the journal JMIR mHealth and uHealth. The paper is titled, “Formative Evaluation of a Smartphone App for Monitoring Daily Meal Distribution and Food Selection in Adolescents: Acceptability and Usability Study”. This study aimed to evaluate a newly developed mHealth…

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BigO presented at the 13th State of the Art Adolescent Health

16 October 2020

On 9-11 October the 13th State of the Art Adolescent Health/Medicine Course took place. BigO got the opportunity to contribute to this virtual conference. The oral presentation given, was titled, “BigO: Collecting Big Data with the use of New Technologies for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence-A Clinical Study in Greece”.…

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BigO presented on the Macedonian Conference on Nutrition and Dietetics

2 October 2020

Last week, the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics of the International University of Greece organized the 13th Macedonian Conference on Nutrition and Dietetics. More than 500 delegates attended this online conference. The first day of the conference, Christos Diou presented the BigO project. He discussed the methods and prospects of BigO for use in public…

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ECOICO2020: BigO poster presentations

25 September 2020

Begin September, the European and International Congress on Obesity took place in the form of an online interactive event. During this conference, BigO had the opportunity to present several e-posters. Including a poster about the app itself, titled: “The BigO application: usability and engagement among adolescents and children with obesity”. This e-poster discusses the BigO…

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ECOICO2020: BigO on novel technologies to use in the management of obesity

11 September 2020

Last week, the European and International Congress on Obesity took place in the form of an online interactive event. During this conference, BigO had the opportunity to present four e-posters. Including the following: “BigO: Novel technologies for the management of childhood obesity – The case of a clinical study in Greece”. The e-poster discusses the overall…

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BigO on the European and International Conference on Obesity

28 August 2020

On 1-4 september, the European and International Conference on Obesity 2020 takes place. One of the BigO partners, Grace O’Malley from University College Dublin, is co-hosting this online conference. During ECOICO2020, BigO has the opportunity to present the following e-posters: For further information on the conference, you can click here to visit the website and…

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BigO on the EMBC Virtual conference

20 July 2020

This year, the annual international conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society is hosting their conference online. The conference is in conjunction with the annual Conference of the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society. This new EMBS Virtual Academy takes place on 20-24 July. The conference consist of several live webcast sessions.…

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New scientific publication

17 July 2020

On July 8th 2020, a new scientific paper from BigO was published in the journal JMIR mHealth and uHealth. It is titled: ‘Mobile Health Apps in Pediatric Obesity Treatment: Process Outcomes From a Feasibility Study of a Multicomponent Intervention’. The paper describes the process methods for applying an mHealth intervention to reduce the rate of…

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Data Science for Nutrition and Health 

13 July 2020

This academic year, for the first time, Masters students in Nutrition and Health at Wageningen University had the opportunity to attend a course on data science tailored to their domain expertise. Interest in the topic has been growing within the field. With the rise of projects like BigO, the need for domain experts with data science skills is also growing. Project scientists participating in the…

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BigO attended the Annual Conference of the Athens Medical Society

30 June 2020

On 19-20 June 2020 BigO attended the 46th Annual Conference of the Athens Medical Society. Normally, the conference takes place in Athens. However, due to the corona pandemic, the Athens Medical Society decided to transistion the conference to an interactive online event. BigO contributed with an e-poster entitled: BigO: Collecting Big Data with the use…

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