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Biography

Kate is Professor in Behavioural Sciences and Health at the University of Stirling and Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow. Her research interests have covered a wide range of areas, including: gender, health and health behaviours; experiences of health and illness; and the design and evaluation of public health interventions, including the award-winning Football Fans in Training programme which has successfully supported overweight and obese men in sustained weight loss and behaviour change and has been taken up internationally. She is currently leading a NIHR funded 3-Phase evaluation of the introduction of smoke free prison policy in Scotland.

Forthcoming events

Transmission of group A streptococci in children- brewing up a storm?

Monday, 22 April 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building LG seminar rooms

The effects of BCG on non-specific resistance to respiratory infection

Monday, 13 May 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building LG seminar rooms

Festival of Global Health - The Silent Pandemic

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 4pm to 8pm @ Curzon Oxford, Westgate Shopping Centre, Oxford OX1 1NZ

Title TBC

Monday, 20 May 2024, 1pm to 2pm @ BDI/OxPop Building LG seminar rooms