EPOCH-Connect Community of Practice

Building capacities to advance research and policy and practice impacts to prevent obesity in early childhood (0-5 years)

The Early Prevention of Obesity in Childhood Early and Mid-Career Researcher Connection (EPOCH-Connect) was formed in Australia in 2022 by CRE EPOCH-Translate.  Our purpose is to provide networking and capacity-building opportunities for the next generation of researchers to conduct innovative research and generate policy and practice impacts in the early prevention of childhood obesity.

EPOCH-Connect is a place for research students and EMCRs from diverse disciplines to connect and collaborate on activities to improve child health in the early years.  It has a specific focus on building capacities for interdisciplinary collaboration and knowledge translation to enhance impact in research, policy, and practice in obesity prevention in 0-5 years.

Members meet online regularly and will have opportunities to share and discuss their research, get involved in advocacy and science communication activities, take part in leadership roles, participate in collaborative projects, be mentored by leading researchers, and apply for awards.

EPOCH-Connect welcomes research students and EMCRs who are passionate about promoting health in early childhood and willing to be active participants in the community of practice.  Membership is free.

Join Us

EPOCH – Connect Coordination Committee

Want to collaborate or reach out?

Contact us today
Subscribe to our email newsletter to receive the latest news and updates
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.