Symposium

Symposium & PhD defence 'Care to Move'

Organised by Health and Society
Venue Campus Wageningen University & Research

Symposium & PhD defence

On 22 June 2022, PhD candidate Lisanne Mulderij will defend her thesis: Care to move! A mixed-methods evaluation of care-physical activity initiatives for citizens with a low socioeconomic status.


Prior to this defence a symposium will take place to which you are cordially invited. In this symposium we will discuss various topics related to the subject of Lisanne's thesis: initiatives that stimulate healthy behaviour among citizens with a low socioeconomic status. Besides a plenary session, workshops will be organised.


12:00 Walk-in with lunch
13:00 Opening by Edith Feskens
13:05 Plenary session
- Niamh Murphy: “What works in getting communities more active? An Irish perspective” (Waterford Institute of Technology)

- Ardine de Wit: “The combined lifestyle intervention in the Netherlands: the current situation” (RIVM)

14:00 Break
14:15 Parallel workshops
15:15 End


After the symposium, the public defence of Lisanne's thesis will take place from 16:00 - 17:30 hrs. You are also cordially invited to attend. Afterwards, there will be a (short) reception.


The symposium and the defence can be attended separately and will both take place in Wageningen. Participation is free of charge.

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