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Dr Emma Beard BSc (hons) MSc MSc PhD CPsychol  GradSTAT FHEA PGCTLHE 

Research Associate

Health Behaviour Research Centre

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health

University College London

 
 
ABOUT
 
Emma Beard studied Experimental Psychology at the University of Bristol, obtaining a BSc in 2007. She then went on to study Health Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, obtaining an MSc in 2008. In 2011, Emma completed her PhD in Psychology in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, under the supervision of Professor Robert West, Professor Ann McNeill and Professor Susan Michie. Emma also recently completed an MSc in Medical Statistics  whilst working as a Research Associate in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London. Emma currently works as a Research Associate in the Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, at University College London. Emma's research focuses on alcohol and tobacco use. Emma is also working on methodological projects (e.g. stepped wedge designs), coding complex interventions for behaviour change techniques and the INflueENCE project which aims to improve communication with the public about antivirals and vaccination for the next pandemic.

 
RESEARCH INTERESTS/EXPERTISE
 
Subject areas:
 
Health Psychology
  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Research Methods and Statistics
 
Medical conditions:
  • Chronic illnesses e.g. diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease
  • Mental health e.g. depression and quality of life
  • Addiction e.g. tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use

 

 

Topics:
  • Harm reduction
  • Medicines regulation
  • Application of evidence based practice
  • Health education
  • Development of theory based interventions
  • Self-care
  • Adherence
  • Survey design
  • Mediation/Moderation/Meta-regression
  • Systematic reviews/Meta-analyses
  • Propensity score matching


 

CONTACT DETAILS

 

TELEPHONE:

+44(0)20 3108 3070

 

FAX:

+44(0)20 7679 8354

 

POSTAL ADDRESS:

Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health,

UCL,

Gower StreeT,

London,

WC1E 6BT,

UK,

 

OFFICE:

Room 215,

1-19 Torrington Place

London

WC1E 7HB

 

OTHER WEBSITE:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hbrc/

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