School of Food Science and Nutrition

Recruiting people living with obesity for a study on daily experiences.

We are recruiting men and women to take part in a 14-day study at the University of Leeds, Sheffield and York, investigating daily experiences and lifestyle and health behaviours in people living with obesity.

The study will involve wearing a watch on your wrist during the day and night for 14 days. 

To take part you need to be:

• Aged 18-65 years;

• Not pregnant or lactating;

• Have a body mass index of 30kg/m² or above;

• Able to wear a wrist-watch that we will provide;

• No current or history of eating disorders.

Upon study completion, you will be offered a £30 electronic Amazon voucher.

Find out more about the study.

If you are eligible to participate, a member of the research team will contact you to arrange a date and time for the first on-site session. The study has received ethical approval from the University of Leeds, Faculty of Environment (AREA 21-181). Thank you for taking time to consider participating in this research study.

If you have any questions about the study, please contact Dr Mark Hopkins

  • Contact: Dr Mark Hopkins
  • Ethical approval reference number: AREA 21-181
  • Closing date for participants: 31 December 2022