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Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week

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Events taking place during body image and eating disorder awareness week 2016

A week of workshops, seminars and activism, including a lecture by former Fashion Editor and Co-Editor of i-D magazine, Caryn Franklin MBE, was held by Leeds Beckett University as part of the Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2016 (22nd - 28th February).

Events took place across Leeds and York city centres organised by Leeds Beckett Senior Lecturers, Glen Jankowski, Dr Nova Deighton-Smith and Dr Helen Fawkner. You can also see below a list of research outputs by Leeds Beckett academic staff who are actively in research across this subject area, plus resources held by the Library.

Research outputs

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Caryn Franklin

On Wednesday 24 February Caryn Franklin MBE, will present her public lecture, entitled ‘Fashion, Diversity and Individuality: Implications for body image and eating disorders’, at Leeds Beckett’s city centre Calverley building, from 18:00-20:30. This talk will see Caryn describe her 34 years in the fashion industry as well as the work she has done over the last six years in promoting diversity and supporting young creatives in recognising their empowerment early in their careers.

Leeds Beckett Student Minds

Leeds Beckett Student Minds is a group that is specifically set up for our students with an eating disorder. They'll be available all week, 22nd - 26th February, opposite the Grumpy Mule Café at City Campus from 11am until 2pm. Cakes and fruit will be available and all donations will be split between B-EAT and Student Minds.

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