Dr Joanna Inchley
- Reader (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit)
Jo is a behavioural scientist and public health researcher, specialising in child and adolescent health. Her recent research has focused on a range of areas including mental health, school health, physical activity, sedentary behaviour, obesity, sleep, alcohol use, spiritual health and chronic conditions. Broader research interests include social determinants of health, health inequalities, gender and health, developmental perspectives and international comparisons. Before joining the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Jo was at the University of St Andrews where she was Deputy Director of the Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU) and Senior Research Fellow in the School of Medicine. Jo is also International Coordinator of the Health Behaviour of School-aged Children (HBSC) WHO Collaborative Cross-national study, the largest study of adolescent health and wellbeing in Europe.
Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.
- Investigating the relationship between greenspace and health in Scottish schoolchildren. The Greenspace Availability and Scottish Schoolchildren (GRASS) project
Glasgow Children`s Hospital Charity
2018 - 2019
Katrin Metsis (current) Health inequalities among young people in Scotland.
Gina Martin (Phd, 2018) The neighbourhood social environment and its association with adolescent alcohol use.
Jackie Hyland (MD, 2017) The physical and social impact of traffic-related air pollution on the health of Scottish residents.
Fiona Mitchell (PhD, 2012) Evaluation of the school-based ‘Fit for Girls’ programme.
Justine Geyer (PhD, 2013) Developing an understanding of greenspace as a resource for physical activity of adolescents in Scotland.