Podcasts about Beauty and appearance

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RSBDF projects promoted in Ljubljana conference

RSBDF had an opportunity to promote the results from their appearance related projects during the COST action IS1210 final conference in Ljubljana with over 100 delegates present from all over Europe (and even USA & Australia). We talked about the importance of bringing together researchers and practitioners in order to understand how to reach the […]

MIRROR project teaching materials available for free download

For interested teachers and trainers all developed materials are available for free download here :


Available in English, German, Norwegian, Danish, Portuguese

Mirror multiplier conference in Randers

The project is ending this month, and partners & multipliers were gathered to review the project and look into sustainability issues.

The conference was held on 29th of October 2015 at Tradium in Randers, Denmark and had 30 participants from 12 countries. Project’s final event was organized to share project’s results and attract key experts […]

Appearance articles in Norwegian news headline



Mirror project 3rd newsletter

Download our 3rd newsletter here: Mirror Newsletter 3 – EN

Mirror Nyhetsbrev 3 – NO

National publicity for the Mirror project

The regional office of the Norwegian broadcasting company published a radio interview with Møllehagen regarding the outcomes of the MIRROR project. The radio interview is also available online at;

Radio: http://radio.nrk.no/serie/distriktsprogram-rogaland/DKRO16001515/11-04-2015#

Text : http://www.nrk.no/rogaland/skal-hjelpa-elevar-med-darleg-sjolvbilete-1.12304455

MIRROR- training at Pico Island, Azores- Portugal

On the 10th and 11th of March 2015, “Escola Profissional do Pico” (Pico’s Vocational School), located on the Azorean Island of Pico, was host to the Mirror Project Training Package, delivered by Martin Persson and Nichola Rumsey from the University West of England Bristol.

There were 15 participants altogether, teachers and trainers from the […]

Appearance matters conference video

Høgskolan i Kristianstad has made a video with some key points from the Appearance Matters conference in Kristianstad in December 2014.

The 3rd International Weight Stigma Conference


The 3rd International Weight Stigma Conference will be held in Reykjavik, Iceland, on September 18th-19th 2015. This year’s theme focuses on the larger social hierarchies that favor thinness and reject fatness within western culture and how these systems have dictated the framing of fatness within the media, medicine, […]

Mirror project visits Azores island

The Mirror project had a joint training seminar for local teachers at PICO island of the Azores, and a transnational project meeting in Ponta Delgada primo March 2015. The focus was to finalize the training modules and plan dissemination and sustainability measures.


A brave heart when it comes to appearance

In a time when beauty is defined by supermodels, success is defined by wealth, and fame is deified by how many followers you have on social media, Lizzie Velasquez asks the question how do you define yourself? Once labeled, “The Worlds Ugliest Woman,” Lizzie decided to turn things around and create her own definitions of […]


In connection with the Mirror, Mirror project and Appearance matters project;

An article about what young girls in north Norway feels about the fashion industry:





160 participants from 36 countries

Swedish p4 radio interviews dr Marin Persson; http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=86&artikel=6041507

Pictures from the conference


New version of America the Beautiful: The Sexualization of Our Youth

Daryll Roberts has released a new version of his movie America the Beautiful: The Sexualization of Our Youth. Daryll will be presenting the movie at the Appearance Matters conference in Kristianstad early December 2014. RSBDF will be there to plan social activism projects in connection with the movie together with Dr. Martin Persson from University […]

MIRROR project newsletter 2 released

The Mirror, Mirror project has launched the second newsletter and are already mid way through the project period.

read more below:

Mirror newsletter 2 Norsk Mirror newsletter 2 English

Mirror project conference in Vienna

The mirror project had their 2.nd meeting and first transnational conference in Vienna 13/14 may 2014. The needs analysis, dissemination, next work packages and end products were discussed.



Mirror Kick off in Stavanger

RSBDF in new Leonardo transfer of Innovation project- MIRROR

RSBDF is now involved in two new Leonardo- Transfer of Innovation projects organized through SIU – Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education.

Project period is from 1. november 2013 to 1. november 2015

Our project coordinator is Ingrid Øverbø

MIRROR, MIRROR- VET Student’s appearance concerns and the influence on completion rates in VET and […]