Appearance Matters 7 Conference

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This international multidisciplinary conference series hosted by the Centre for Appearance Research highlights current research and good practice around appearance, body image, visible difference, appearance altering surgery, disordered eating, the role of the media and cultural influences, interventions, innovative research methods, provision of care, and education.

The Appearance Matters 7 conference, took place on 28 – 30 June 2016 at the Royal College of Surgeons, London. The conference sponsors were The Dove Self Esteem Project and The Scar Free Foundation.

View the abstract booklet for more information.

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This year the conference organisers were delighted to welcome back graphic facilitator, Eleanor Beer, who produced 'real time' graphic recordings of the talks.

Download a copy of Eleanor's 'real time' graphic recordings.


Listen back to the Appearance Matters podcast for a taste of the 2016 Appearance Matters 7 conference.

History of Appearance Matters

Read details of previous Appearance Matters conferences.

Appearance Matters 8

Appearance Matters 8 will take place in the UK, in summer 2018. Please sign up to our mailing list for future updates on the Appearance Matters Conference series.

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