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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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Presentation about BigO at EDEN OCC2020

6 November 2020

Saterday 7 November (11.00-15.30 CET) a presentation is organized, called: “Schools as sites for Food System Transformation”. This event is organized in the context of the Open Classroom Conference 2020 “New challenges for school change”. Which is aiming to highlight the concept of Open School Culture. The goal of the session is to explore new…

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5000 registered users for the MyBigO App

3 November 2020

BigO is still recruiting new schools to join the project. Therefore, the number of citizen scientists contributing to the BigO program keeps increasing. At this moment, 5000 citizen scientists are registered in the MyBigO app. These citizen scientists come from all over Europe. In total, 74% of the children are from Greece and 24% from…

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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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