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Research portfolio

Slimming World's Research Portfolio, summarises the science and evidence base behind our weight management programme. It collates the key research conducted in relation to Slimming World, published in scientific literature and presented at conferences. This research relates not only to the efficacy of our programme in terms of our members' weight loss, behaviour change and wider wellbeing, but also to how we support public health needs.

Download our full research portfolio here. (PDF Download)

We are proud of our national and international research collaborators which include major EU funded projects such as NoHoW (Navigation to a Healthier Weight). Other research partners include:

  • University of Birmingham
  • Cardiff University
  • University of Coimbra (Portugal)
  • University of Derby
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Lincoln
  • Newcastle University
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Sheffield
  • Kings College London
  • Compassionate Mind Foundation
  • East Midlands Public Health England

By working with our partners, together we can combine the best applied research with large-scale delivery of evidence-based behaviour change solutions to make a real difference to people's lives and help improve the health of the nation.