Appearance Matters 7 Conference

London Landscape Silhouette 

28-30 June 2016
The Royal College of Surgeons, London, UK

This international multidisciplinary conference 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.

Appearance Matters 7 provides an opportunity for academics, clinicians, practitioners, researchers, hospital managers and policy makers involved in research and the provision of care for people with appearance-related concerns to update their knowledge, engage in debate, share ideas and network with others working in this field.

Conference programme

Keynote speakers plus training workshops, paper and poster presentations, special panel discussion, mentoring and social events.


Registration is now open.


Please note: Scholarships applications are now closed.

Presentation Guidelines

Details of how to present accepted abstracts. All abstract submissions are now closed.

News and updates

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History of Appearance Matters

Details of previous Appearance Matters conferences.

Appearance Matters 7 is proud to be sponsored by:

The Scar Free Foundation Logo

Dove project logo

UWE logo

Continuing professional development

    BPS logo

The conference has been approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance to enable you to record the conference as part of your CPD.

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