Congratulations to Rachel Nutt who got a public engagement award from School of Medicine!

So proud of Rachel Nutt (soon to graduate!) who got an Early Career Researcher Public Engagement Award from School of Medicine! Rachel planned an excellent public engagement event for her ESRC studentship around active living in Fife. It was such a well-thought day with participants from cardiac rehab, health care… Continue reading

Come and do your PhD with me and Fergus Neville!

We are happy to announce a new PhD studentship opportunity on physical activity at the cross section of health and social psychology! Please check it out: This is a collaboration with Dr Fergus Neville, a social psychologist in the School of Management. We are both interested in the effects… Continue reading

Rachel Nutt has passed her viva with minor corrections!

I’m so pleased to announce that Rachel has passed her viva with minor corrections! Rachel was supported by an ESRC studentship in collaboration with Fife Sports and Leisure Trust. Her PhD examined the illness perceptions and health behaviour change among working age cardiac rehab attendees and their caregivers! We wish… Continue reading

Former PhD student Dr Aleksandra Sobota published her first paper from her dissertation!

Aleksandra published her first paper from her dissertation at BMC Cancer (open access): The paper examined the determinants of fertility issues experienced by young women diagnosed with breast or gynaecological cancer and it’s a cross-cultural study with data from Poland and UK. Check it out!

We were presenting our work on creating a link between @jogscotland and primary care at #ScotPARC!

We were delighted that we were able to tell the audience about our ongoing work on creating a link between @jogscotland (Scotland’s recreational running network) and primary care in Edinburgh yesterday. SPARC 2018  had a packed programme ( and it is one of the highlights of the year for those… Continue reading