Appearance Matters 4 (AM4)

Venue: The Wills Memorial Building, Bristol, UK

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jun 22, 2010 End Date/Time: Jun 23, 2010
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Appearance Mattersâ„¢ 4
22 & 23 June 2010
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A two day conference highlighting current research and good practice around appearance-related issues including visible difference, ethics, education, the media, identity, weight, provision of care, psychosocial interventions and areas for further research.

Hosted by
The Centre for Appearance Research
University of the West of England, Bristol

Dates: 22 & 23 June 2010
Venue: The Wills Memorial Building, Bristol, UK

Keynote speakers:

Professor Alex Clarke
Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

Professor Lina Ricciardelli
Deakin University, Australia

The conference will be especially relevant to all researchers and clinicians interested in the psychosocial aspects of appearance, e.g. health, social, clinical and counselling psychologists, those working in health policy, surgery, nursing, medicine, health promotion, education, medical sociology and research students from all disciplines.

Latest details of AM4

Draft Academic Programme
We are pleased to inform you the Draft Academic Programme for the Appearance Matters 4 conference is now available on the conference website. Click here to view.

Please note, workshop places are limited, if you would like to attend please email including the full title of the workshop you wish to attend. There is no additional fee for workshop attendance. These places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, in receipt of your complete online registration and limited to one workshop per delegate. Click here to view full details of the workshops.

Breakfast mentoring session
We are organising a new event in the Appearance Matters 4 conference programme - a breakfast mentoring session on Wednesday 23rd June 2010 from 8-9am. The purpose is to offer students and early career researchers an opportunity to meet with experts in the areas of disfigurement and/or body image research in a relaxed setting to discuss research, practice, publications and career development. If you are a student or early career researcher attending the conference and you are interested in taking part in the mentoring session please click here for more information.

With best wishes,
Appearance Matters Conference Team

Centre for Appearance Research
School of Life Sciences,
UWE, Frenchay
Coldharbour Lane,
Bristol, BS16 1QY

Tel: +44 (0)117 32 83967