Current doctoral students

Current doctoral students

Name Bernadette Bonello
Degree PhD
Title Developing a lifestyle intervention to prevent and reduce obesity among young, pregnant women and their families from deprived areas
Supervisor 1 Sharon Simpson (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Lynsay Matthews (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 Jennifer Logue (ICAMS, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2016
Intended finish year 2019

Name George Burrows
Degree PhD
Title Identifying factors influencing sexual health and wellbeing among transgender adults in Scotland
Supervisor 1 Kirsten Mitchell (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Ingrid Young (The University of Edinburgh)
Supervisor 3 Lisa McDaid (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2016
Intended finish year 2020

Name Aidan Cassidy
Degree PhD
Title Investigating parenting and health behaviours in adolescence in an ethnically diverse sample
Supervisor 1 Oarabile Molaodi (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Laurence Moore (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 Seeromanie Harding (King’s College London)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2015
Intended finish year 2018

Name Natalie Chalmers
Degree PhD
Title Developing a lifestyle intervention for adults with bipolar disorder
Supervisor 1 Sharon Simpson (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Daniel Smith (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 Juliana Pugmire (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2015
Intended finish year 2018

Name Hilllary Collins
Degree PhD
Title Maternal perceptions of media presentations of the `science of parenting’ and the impact of this on their wellbeing
Supervisor 1 Daniel Wight (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Shona Hilton (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2016
Intended finish year 2019

Name Karl Ferguson
Degree PhD
Title Diagram-based Analysis of Casual Systems (DACS) for understanding the causes of alcohol problems
Supervisor 1 Jim Lewsey (HEHTA, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Mark McCann (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)

Supervisor 3 Daniel Smith (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2015
Intended finish year 2019

Name Michele Hilton Boon
Degree PhD
Title Natural experimental methods for the evaluation of public health interventions
Supervisor 1 Peter Craig (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Laurence Moore (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 Hilary Thomson (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2014
Intended finish year 2017

Name Ian MacNeil
Degree PhD
Title The role of professional sports organisations in reducing youth recidivism :an evaluation of initiatives led by Everton in the Community
Supervisor 1  Kate Hunt (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Matthew Maycock (Scottish Prison Service)
Funding
Medical Research Council
Start year 2015
Intended finish year 2018

Name Susan Martin
Degree PhD
Title Social patterning of sexual health information and the digital divide
Supervisor 1 Lisa McDaid (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Shona Hilton (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2013
Intended finish year 2016

Name Karen Maxwell
Degree PhD
Title Paternal involvement in health relationship initiatives for the very early years: a qualitative study
Supervisor 1 Katie Buston (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Daniel Wight (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2012
Intended finish year 2015

Name Francesca Panullo
Degree PhD
Title Spatial modelling of air pollution, deprivation and mortality in Scotland
Supervisor 1 Alastair Leyland (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Duncan Lee (Statistics, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2012
Intended finish year 2016

Name Rebecca Phipps
Degree PhD
Title Addressing social isolation following spousal bereavement: the co-design of a support intervention
Supervisor 1 Shona Hilton (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Kirsten Mitchell (Mental Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 Amy Nimegeer (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2016
Intended finish year 2019

Name Sheela Tripathee
Degree PhD
Title Understanding how health behaviour change is affected by and affects other family members
Supervisor 1 Alice MacLean (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Helen Sweeting (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 3 Stephanie Chambers (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2014
Intended finish year 2017

Name Lauren White
Degree PhD
Title Understanding the Policy and Public Debate Surrounding the Regulation of Online Food Advertising to Children
Supervisor 1 Shona Hilton, (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Stephanie Chambers, (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2015
Intended finish year 2018

Name Megan Yates
Degree PhD
Title Mortality amenable to health care intervention in Scotland
Supervisor 1 Alastair Leyland (MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow)
Supervisor 2 Jill Pell (Public Health, University of Glasgow)
Funding Medical Research Council
Start year 2013
Intended finish year 2017