Behavioural and qualitative science

The behavioural and qualitative science team focuses on adapting behavioural interventions for diverse communities and using qualitative methods to understand the views, cultures and behaviours of individuals and groups. They uncover experiences of health and care, ensuring a wide range of viewpoints is included.

Theme lead: Professor Lucy Yardley

Team members

Dr Andrew Turner

Senior Research Associate

Dr Christalla Pithara-McKeown

Senior Research Associate, Qualitative Research

Dr Clare Thomas

Research Fellow

Dr Fiona Fox

Research Associate in Qualitative Research

Dr Fiona Gillison

Workstream Lead

Dr Heather Brant

Senior Research Associate, Qualitative Research

Dr James Nobles

Research Fellow, Qualitative Research

Dr Jessica Wheeler

Senior Research Associate in Qualitative Research

Dr Joanna Kesten

Research Fellow, Qualitative Research

Dr Jonathan Banks

Research Fellow, Qualitative Research

Dr Julie Brose

Senior Research Associate

Dr Michelle Farr

Research Fellow, Qualitative Research

Dr Rowan Brockman

Senior Research Associate

Dr Sabi Redwood

Deputy Director
  • Team Lead

Dr Sarah Bell

Senior Research Associate in Qualitative Research

Dr Tracey Stone

Senior Research Associate, Qualitative Research

Jane Williams

Senior Research Associate

Professor Jeremy Horwood

Professor of Social Sciences and Health
  • Team Lead

Professor Katrina Turner

Workstream Lead

Professor Lucy Yardley

Cross-cutting Methodological Theme Lead

Projects

Lessons from the ‘Everyone In’ programme to help people who were homeless during COVID-19

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Introducing vending machines for HIV self-testing and STI self-sampling kits

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Inflammatory markers explained

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SHarED: Supporting people who repeatedly visit emergency departments

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