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Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN) Conference

Date and Time19 April 2023 - 21 April 2023 - 8.00am - 5.00pm BST
LocationThe Grange Hotel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6EJ
Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN) Conference information
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This interdisciplinary conference is being organised by the Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN), University of Central Lancashire.

Our eleventh international, interdisciplinary conference is being organised by the Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN, UCLan), University of Central Lancashire. The conference convenors are Professor Gill Thomson, Professor of Perinatal Health (MAINN) and Dr Victoria Hall Moran, Reader in Maternal and Child Nutrition (MAINN).

Take a look at the conference flyer here.

The conference links closely with the international journal Maternal and Child Nutrition (Wiley Publishing) which has its editorial office in MAINN. Senior Editors are Victoria Hall Moran (MAINN, UCLan) and Rafael Perez-Escamilla (Yale University, USA).

You can find more information about the SCENE symposium here.

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Please note, the deadline for papers has been extended to 31 October 2022

Papers (30-minute presentation), workshops (60 minutes) or posters are invited on:

  • Infant and child nutrition and feeding (to include biological, social, cultural, psychological, political, economic and practice issues). The scope includes fetal and neonatal nutrition, infant and child nutrition, feeding and eating, up to and including adolescence.
  • Nurturing the infant–parent relationship. The scope includes infants, parents, staff and/or organisations.

Papers and workshops will be presented at concurrent sessions and posters will be displayed and discussed during designated poster sessions.

All abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Scientific Review Committee chaired by Professor Gill Thomson and Dr Victoria Hall Moran. Please submit your abstract using the following link: https://app.oxfordabstracts.com/stages/4193/submitter.

You can access the book of abstracts for previous conference from the ‘Events’ section on:

www.uclan.ac.uk/research/activity/mainn

Maternal & Child Nutrition journal would like to invite you to submit your abstract for publication in the MAINN published conference proceedings. The proceedings will have open online access. Please note that abstracts will be subject to peer review. Should your abstract be accepted for publication in this special issue of Maternal & Child Nutrition, it will not preclude you from subsequently publishing your research in full in any journal. Please indicate if for any reason you prefer not to have your abstract published in the book of proceedings.

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