- Research Associate - EuroFit (Institute of Health and Wellbeing Social Sciences)
- Research Associate (Institute of Health and Wellbeing)
Chris is a sociologist with a special interest in health and wellbeing. He has worked with teams in Cambridge and Glasgow to design, deliver and evaluate health interventions and new health services. Chris’ substantive areas of work include physical activity, diabetes, men’s health, obesity, football-based health improvement programmes, urban agriculture, third sector collaborations, and group dynamics. He is currently based in the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Glasgow, where he is part of the multidisciplinary team that designed and evaluated Football Fans in Training. The team are currently working on a multisite randomised controlled trial of European Fans in Training, which is a physical activity programme for overweight men delivered at 15 elite European football clubs, as well as a weight management programme for South African church-goers.
Wyke S, Bunn C, Gray C, Hunt K, Barnighausen T, Micklesfield L, Draper C. Health through Faith: can faith-based organisations support weight management and reduce the risk of NCDs in South Africa? MRC PHIND: £149,973. 01/07/16 - 31/12/17
Gray C, Hunt K, Wyke S, Bunn C, Maclean A, Mutrie N, Anderson A, McConnachie A, McCowan C, Lloyd S, Singh B. Long term weight loss trajectories in participants in a randomised controlled trial of a weight management and healthy lifestyle programme for men delivered through professional football clubs: the Football Fans in Training follow up. National Institute for Health Research: £267,198; 01/01/15 - 01/01/16.
Gray C, Wyke S, Hunt K, Bunn C, Maclean A. Football Fans in Training (FFIT): development of FFIT Training Package and FFIT for Women programme. University of Glasgow Knowledge Exchange Fund: £40,711; 7/4/14 - 7/10/14
White J and Bunn C. Healthy Design? Understanding the Edible City on Glasgow’s Southside . Adam Smith Research Foundation (ASRF): £1,500; 01/01/14 – 31/12/14.
Simmons D, Bunn C, Birch K and Graffy J. Translating diabetes peer support research from the RAPSID pilot study into local patient peer support activity. Diabetes UK Small Grant Award: £15,000; 01/02/12 – 01/02/13.
Health and Culture (as part of Masters in Global Health)
Sociology of Health and Illness (Honours module)
First year PhD examiner (Public Health)
Inst for Health and Wellbeing,
College of Social Sciences,
Glasgow G12 8RS