Obesity is a global epidemic. As the world gets fatter, explore its impact on our health and lives, with this free online course.
Obesity is changing the world we live in.
Across a wide range of sectors - from the food industry to clothing design - we see the impact of the world’s growing waistline.
In this free online course, we’ll investigate how modern life is increasing levels of obesity around the world, and the wide-ranging consequences this has on individual lives and society as a whole.
Over four weeks, we’ll ask: Specialists from the University of Reading’s School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy will guide you through the latest research in the field, and discuss how a multidisciplinary approach can help tackle the obesity epidemic.
If you’re a healthcare professional, this course will offer you a taste of the University’s Certificate in Obesity Management.