Travel the World: Mexico

 


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Be inspired, learn about other cultures and enjoy free refreshments and traditional treats at the Global Lounge’s Travel the World events!

 On 8 February, we’ll be hearing about Mexico!

Mayan Pyramid

We’ll be joined by postgraduate student in Biomedical Sciences Research, Paulina Govea Alvarez. She’ll be guiding us through her home-country of Mexico, sharing her favourite travel tips and best cultural insights about this multicultural nation.
Brought to you as an interactive presentation, you’ll have the chance to ask any questions you may have at the end!

Mexico

This is a fantastic chance to broaden your cultural knowledge, learn something new and be inspired to visit new places in the future. Not only will you get to learn something new, but you’ll get to meet new people and enjoy some refreshments after the talk.

 

 

Want to become a Travel the World volunteer?

If you’re interested in volunteering and sharing your knowledge of a particular place; be it a country, county, city or region then please visit our »volunteering page to find out more!

The information presented in this event represents the personal views, observations and experiences of the speaker. We welcome your diverse range of questions with cultural sensitivity in mind.

View all of our otherupcoming Travel the World events.

 

Important: lateral flow testing required

  • You must take a lateral flow test on the day of the event.
  • You must take a test whether you have been double vaccinated or not.
  • Lateral flow tests will be available at the sign-in desk on the day. Anyone who has not done a test already will be asked to take one and wait for the result before entering.
  • If you experience symptoms of Covid-19 or receive a positive lateral flow result, please protect others and do not attend the event.

As in accordance with other national and University rules, masks are compulsory when moving through the building, unless exempt.

 

Mexico beach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Think Global: Traditional Mexican Diet in Fight Against Obesity and Disease

Learn something new about our complex and wonderful world the Think Global series.

Students and staff will present a topic of cultural interest with a global theme ranging from societal changes, to environmental risks, to international relations or scientific advances.

Brought to you as an interactive presentation, you’ll have the chance to ask any questions you may have at the end! Not only will you get to find out about globally relevant subjects, but you’ll get to meet new people and enjoy some refreshments after the talk.

Friday, October 15: Traditional Mexican Diet in Fight Against Obesity and Disease

Selene Valerino-Perea studies the PhD in Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Sciences. She is a nutritionist with experience in public health, particularly in studying and delivering interventions to promote healthy eating habits. She is interested in learning how to improve the health of the population through policies involving traditional and sustainable diets.

Selene will talk about her experience studying the traditional Mexican diet. This event is a great opportunity to learn more about Mexican culture. In particular, Selene will talk about her research on the traditional Mexican diet and how this diet is associated with tackling obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. At the end of the event you will even get a chance to learn a traditional Mexican recipe.

Register to attend this free in-person event

If you’re interested in volunteering and sharing your knowledge of a particular place; be it a country, county, city or region then please visit our volunteering page to find out more!

The information presented in this event represents the personal views, observations and experiences of the speaker. We welcome your diverse range of questions with cultural sensitivity in mind.

View all of our other upcoming Think Global events.