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Public acceptability of policies to address obesity

Project Reference: 04-2019

Status: Ongoing

Commencement Date: September 2019

Project Duration: 12 months


The aim of this research project is to determine public support for a range of policies, including fiscal (taxes and subsidies) and non-fiscal, and interventions to address obesity on the island of Ireland in a nationally representative sample in Republic of Ireland (ROI) and Northern Ireland (NI) to support obesity policy implementation plans in both jurisdictions.

Principal Contractor(s):

Dr Mirjam Heinen, University College Dublin


Dr Laura McGowan, Queen's University Belfast


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