STOP-related research published in Frontiers in Genetics

Professor Paolo Vineis of Imperial College London, and a researcher in the STOP project, recently co-authored* an article in Frontiers in Genetics ( | 1 April 2019 | Volume 10 | Article 325), on “The Cord Blood Insulin and Mitochondrial […]

More about childhood obesity: the CO-CREATE newsletter

STOP partner project CO-CREATE has recently sent their latest newsletter – if you missed it you can still see it here. In this edition you’ll learn about project developments with their childhood obesity system mapping work, their recent ‘organised youth’ […]

Call for industry-led projects (now closed)

The STOP Consortium, in collaboration with EIT Health and EIT Food, has launched a call for industry-led projects aimed at developing innovations that have the potential to curb childhood obesity in Europe, either by making critical improvements in the food […]

BIA Obesity website launched

The newly launched BIA Obesity website will showcase information related to healthy food and food choice environments, as part of the STOP project. It will provide information on the polices and commitments of the largest European food companies related to […]

STOP meeting 14 March: NCD-RisC and COSI collaborators

On the 14th of March, STOP and the WHO convened a meeting in London of NCD-RisC and COSI collaborators from a range of European countries. Here they discussed various approaches to establishing a surveillance system on BMI among children under […]

STOP is off to a healthy start: Read our first newsletter

The first STOP newsletter has been released! Learn more about the project, its websites and social media channels, and how the project fits within wider efforts to STOP obesity, poor diets and lack of physical activity in children. You will also […]

Take part in the STOP project

The STOP stakeholders’ survey On behalf of the STOP project consortium, we would like to invite those with an interest in the topic of childhood obesity to engage in a participatory process aimed at informatively exploring the most effective ways […]

STOP consortium members launch landmark obesity report

Tim Lobstein of the World Obesity Federation and Professor Boyd Swinburn of the University of Auckland, both partners in the STOP project, were part a team of international consortium of experts who made up Lancet Commission on Obesity, which recently […]

Launch of the STOP project

If the current wave of childhood obesity is not stopped, more than one in three adults will be obese in some European countries by 2025. A collaboration of 31 research, advocacy and governmental organisations from 16 countries have launched Europe’s […]