Department for Health

Volunteers required for online survey - making sense of media messages about weight and health issues

Thu Oct 11 12:15:00 BST 2012

Newspapers and websitesHave you noticed the large number of articles in papers and magazines about rising obesity rates and the dangers of being overweight? What do you think about them? Do you think they are doing a good job at getting across health messages?

Department for Health research student Dorota Juszczyk, is launching one of the first studies to ask people what they think about this press coverage, and what messages these articles are really getting across.

Dorota will be collecting the opinions of a large number of people of all ages, shapes and sizes, through a brief online survey.

The study is being conducted as a part of a PhD project.

Participate in this study

If you have 15 minutes to spare, then you can give us your valuable feedback by following one of these links:

Further information

To find out more about the study, or if you have any questions, then please contact Dorota Juszczyk email: