Mr Chris Patterson

  • Research Assistant (MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit)

telephone: 01413537500

Univesity of Glasgow
200 Renfield Street
Glasgow G2 3QB

Chris started working at the Unit in 2010 as a temporary employee. He became a permanent Research Assistant in the Understandings and Uses of Public Health Research programme in September 2011. Chris graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in 2007 with a BA (Hons) in Psychology and Sociology, and went on to do an MSc in Social Research at the University of Edinburgh.
Chris is currently involved in research on media coverage of obesity; adolescents' understandings of diseases and immunisation; media coverage of minimum unit pricing; and the Communicating Health Results project.


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Wood, Karen, Patterson, Chris, Katikireddi, Srinivasa Vittal, and Hilton, Shona (2014) Harms to ‘others’ from alcohol consumption in the minimum unit pricing policy debate: A qualitative content analysis of UK newspapers (2005-2012). Addiction, 109 (4). pp. 578-584. ISSN 0965-2140 (doi:10.1111/add.12427)

Hilton, Shona, Wood, Karen, Patterson, Chris, and Katikireddi, Srinivasa Vittal (2014) Implications for alcohol minimum unit pricing advocacy: what can we learn for public health from UK newsprint coverage of key claim-makers in the policy debate? Social Science and Medicine, 102 . pp. 157-164. ISSN 0277-9536 (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.11.041)


Hilton, S., Patterson, C., Smith, E., Bedford, H., and Hunt, K. (2013) Teenagers’ understandings of and attitudes towards vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases: a qualitative study. Vaccine, 31 (22). pp. 2543-2550. ISSN 0264-410X (doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2013.04.023)

Patterson, C., and Hilton, S. (2013) Normalisation and stigmatisation of obesity in UK newspapers: a visual content analysis. Open Obesity Journal, 5 . pp. 82-91. ISSN 1876-8237 (doi:10.2174/1876823720131001011)


Hilton, S., Patterson, C., and Teyhan, A. (2012) Escalating coverage of obesity in UK newspapers: The evolution and framing of the “Obesity Epidemic” From 1996 to 2010. Obesity, 20 (8). pp. 1688-1695. ISSN 1930-7381 (doi:10.1038/oby.2012.27)

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