TOXIC BODY

Line of Research of the University of Barcelona Food Observatory

TOXIC BODY

Line of Research of the University of Barcelona Food Observatory

TOXIC BODY

Toxic Body

is an interdisciplinary line of research that studies the social perception of the risks and hazards of contamination by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC). Its focus is on the analysis of the interrelations between corporeality, health and food. This line is integrated in the Body, Food and Environmental Health area of the University of Barcelona Food Observatory.

RESEARCH

Projects
ToxicBody: Sociocultural ethno-epidemiology of internal pollution by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC) in Spain'

2020-2023 R+D+i project

“Eating matters: environmental risks and dietary uncertainties in later life”, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (I+D+i Project – Retos – Coordinated. Subproject 2).

Food consumption and health

2017 Research project

“Food consumption and health: impact on maternal and child health of Persistent Toxic Compounds found in food”, funded by the Barcelona City Council through the Food Observatory.

ToxicBody: Sociocultural ethno-epidemiology of internal pollution by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC) in Spain'

2020-2021 Research project

“Evaluation of the effectiveness of dietary and lifestyle recommendations to reduce exposure to environmental chemicals in pregnant women: A pilot pre- post study”, funded by the CIBERESP (Call for projects Intramural Proyectos CIBERESP 2020).

Trust and responsibility in food consumption of pregnant and breastfeeding women in Spain

2014-2017 R+D+i Project

“Trust and responsibility in food consumption of pregnant and breastfeeding women in Spain: narratives and ethnographies about the risks of internal pollution by PTC”, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (CSO2014-58144-P).

ToxicBody: Sociocultural ethno-epidemiology of internal pollution by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC) in Spain'

2020-2021 Research project

“Impact assessment of the oil spill on the coast of Bahia: health and environmental protection actions”, funded by the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), Brazil.

ToxicBody: Sociocultural ethno-epidemiology of internal pollution by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC) in Spain'

2010-2013 R+D+i Project

“ToxicBody: Sociocultural ethno-epidemiology of internal pollution by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC) in Spain”, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (CSO 2010-18661).

ToxicBody: Sociocultural ethno-epidemiology of internal pollution by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC) in Spain'

2018-2020 Research project

“Perception of the risk of contamination by PTC through feeding in pregnant and lactating women: MUMFOOD study”, funded by the Servicio de Salud Andaluz de la Consejería de Salud.

Contact

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Universitat de Barcelona

Departament d’Antropologia Social

c/ Montalegre, 1-6

08001 Barcelona

 

 

 

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