Dr Stephanie Chambers

  • Senior Lecturer (Sociology)
  • Associate (School of Health & Wellbeing)

email: Stephanie.Chambers@glasgow.ac.uk
pronouns: She/her/hers

School of Social and Political Sciences, Adam Smith Building, 28 Bute Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RS

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ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9607-6242

Biography

Dr Stephanie Chambers is a senior lecturer in Sociology of Health and Wellbeing in the School of Social and Political Sciences. She is also a member of the School of Health and Wellbeing’s Social Scientists in Health group and the Complexity in Health Programme at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit. She joined Sociology at Glasgow in 2020 after holding an MRC/University of Glasgow Research Fellowship at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit. Her research is focused on improving children’s health. Her areas of interest include:

  • the determinants of dietary intake and other health behaviours, including the influence of the family, schools, advertising and marketing, and public policy;
  • children’s health outcomes;
  • design and evaluation of interventions and policies to improve children’s health and wellbeing
  • commercial determinants of health


Stephanie worked previously at the University of Dundee where she held a Chief Scientist Office Postdoctoral Fellowship on school food education. She also carried out an evaluation of the Childsmile oral health programme. At the University of Reading, Stephanie worked as a researcher investigating sustainable and healthy food chains. During this time she also completed her PhD examining public opinions on the causes of obesity and support for policies to address it. She has a BA in English and Politics and an MSc in Public Policy.

Research interests

Research Interests: Evaluation of policy and interventions to improve health outcomes, children's health and wellbeing, school based interventions, influences on diets, health inequalities, commercial determinants of health, childhood obesity, children's diet and nutrition.

 

Expertise: mixed methods, qualitative methods, process evaluation, evaluation of policy and interventions to improve diets, influences on diets, dietary inequalities, food marketing and regulation, childhood obesity, children’s diet and nutrition, research with children, policy analysis, intervention design, reviews, survey design and analysis.

Publications

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2024

Chambers, S. , Machray, K. and Fergie, G. (2024) Food insecurity in children and young people in Scotland. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, (doi: 10.1017/S0029665124000090) (PMID:38250796) (In Press)

Ireland, R., Bunn, C. , Chambers, S. and Reith, G. (2024) Exploring fields of power in the English Premier League. A qualitative study into unhealthy sponsorships. Sport in Society, (doi: 10.1080/17430437.2023.2300434) (Early Online Publication)

2023

Chambers, S. , Smillie, S. and Watson, N. (2023) Rethinking children’s right to leisure during school holidays. Annals of Leisure Research, (doi: 10.1080/11745398.2023.2250473) (Early Online Publication)

Kipping, R. et al. (2023) Protocol to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an environmental nutrition and physical activity intervention in nurseries (Nutrition and Physical Activity Self Assessment for Child Care - NAP SACC UK): a multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 23, 1475. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-023-16229-y) (PMID:37532982) (PMCID:PMC10398919)

Zucca, C. , McCrorie, P. , Johnstone, A. , Chambers, S. , Chng, N. R. , Traynor, O. and Martin, A. (2023) Outdoor nature-based play in early learning and childcare centres: identifying the determinants of implementation using causal loop diagrams and social network analysis. Health and Place, 79, 102955. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2022.102955) (PMID:36565541)

2022

Matanhire-Zihanzu, C. N., Chambers, S. , Bagg, J. and Chimimba, P. (2022) Assessing Malawi’s recent development of a National Oral Health Policy – learning for the future. Journal of Global Health Reports, 6, e2022062. (doi: 10.29392/001c.57368)

Chambers, S. , Haughton, D., Mabelis, J. , Brown, J. and Inchley, J. (2022) Feasibility of using health and wellbeing data for school planning: the SHINE pilot in Scotland. Health Promotion International, 37(6), daac149. (doi: 10.1093/heapro/daac149) (PMID:36440898) (PMCID:PMC9703801)

Chambers, S. , Clarke, J., Kipping, R., Langford, R., Brophy, R., Hannam, K., Taylor, H., Willis, K. and Simpson, S. A. (2022) Parents’ perceptions of children's emotional wellbeing during spring 2020 COVID-19 restrictions: a qualitative study with parents of young children in England. Child: Care, Health and Development, 48(6), pp. 1071-1080. (doi: 10.1111/cch.13034) (PMID:35839296) (PMCID:PMC9349486)

Carters-White, L. E., Patterson, C. , Nimegeer, A. , Hilton, S. and Chambers, S. (2022) Newspaper framing of food and beverage corporations’ sponsorship of sport: a content analysis. BMC Public Health, 22(1), 1753. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-022-14031-w) (PMID:36114474) (PMCID:PMC9479402)

Ireland, R., Bunn, C. , Chambers, S. , Reith, G. and Viggars, M. (2022) How unhealthy commodity industries find a global audience in the English Premier League: three case studies of brand engagement. Soccer and Society, 23(4-5), pp. 334-348. (doi: 10.1080/14660970.2022.2059861)

Carters-White, L., Hilton, S. , Skivington, K. and Chambers, S. (2022) Children’s, parents’ and professional stakeholders’ views on power concerning the regulation of online advertising of unhealthy food to young people in the UK: A qualitative study. PLoS ONE, 17(6), e0268701. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268701) (PMID:35696387) (PMCID:PMC9191734)

Chambers, S. A., , Dobbie, F., Radley, A. and Rowa-Dewar, N. (2022) Grandmothers' care practices in areas of high deprivation of Scotland: the potential for health promotion. Health Promotion International, 37(2), daab104. (doi: 10.1093/heapro/daab104) (PMID:34293129)

Kromydas, T., Campbell, M. , Chambers, S. , Hilton Boon, M. , Pearce, A. , Wells, V. and Craig, P. (2022) The effects of school summer holidays on inequalities in children and young people's mental health and cognitive ability in the UK. A secondary analysis from the Millennium cohort study. BMC Public Health, 22, 154. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-022-12540-2) (PMID:35065629) (PMCID:PMC8782677)

2021

Clarke, J., Kipping, R., Chambers, S. , Willis, K., Taylor, H., Brophy, R., Hannam, K., Simpson, S. A. and Langford, R. (2021) Impact of COVID-19 restrictions on preschool children’s eating, activity and sleep behaviours: a qualitative study. BMJ Open, 11(10), e051497. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-051497) (PMID:34663663) (PMCID:PMC8523958)

Carters-White, L., Chambers, S. , Skivington, K. and Hilton, S. (2021) Whose rights deserve protection? Framing analysis of responses to the 2016 committee of advertising practice consultation on the non-broadcast advertising of foods and soft drinks to children. Food Policy, 104, 102139. (doi: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2021.102139) (PMID:34720343) (PMCID:PMC8547229)

Wright, C. M. et al. (2021) Development of a scale to measure infant eating behaviour worldwide. Nutrients, 13(8), 2495. (doi: 10.3390/nu13082495)

Parkes, A. , Chambers, S. and Buston, K. (2021) Nonresident fathers' and grandparents' early years support and middle childhood socio-emotional adjustment. Journal of Marriage and Family, 83(2), pp. 358-374. (doi: 10.1111/jomf.12752) (PMID:34880506) (PMCID:PMC8629113)

2020

Chambers, S. , Boydell, N. , Ford, A. and Eadie, D. (2020) Learning from the implementation of Universal Free School Meals in Scotland using normalisation process theory: lessons for policymakers to engage multiple stakeholders. Food Policy, 95, 101936. (doi: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2020.101936) (PMID:33041438) (PMCID:PMC7539368)

Tripathee, S., Sweeting, H. , Chambers, S. and MacLean, A. (2020) How men receive and utilise partner support when trying to change their diet and physical activity within a men’s weight management programme. BMC Public Health, 20, 199. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-8213-z) (PMID:32033544) (PMCID:PMC7006401)

2019

Ireland, R., Chambers, S. and Bunn, C. (2019) Exploring the relationship between Big Food corporations and professional sports clubs: a scoping review. Public Health Nutrition, 22(10), pp. 1888-1897. (doi: 10.1017/S1368980019000545) (PMID:30935432) (PMCID:PMC6558258)

Ireland, R., Bunn, C. , Reith, G. , Philpott, M., Capewell, S., Boyland, E. and Chambers, S. (2019) Commercial determinants of health and sport sponsorship. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 97(4), pp. 290-295. (doi: 10.2471/BLT.18.220087) (PMID:30940986) (PMCID:PMC6438257)

Bunn, C. , Ireland, R., Minton, J. , Holman, D., Philpott, M. and Chambers, S. (2019) Shirt sponsorship by gambling companies in the English and Scottish Premier Leagues: global reach and public health concerns. Soccer and Society, 20(6), pp. 824-835. (doi: 10.1080/14660970.2018.1425682)

2018

Macintyre, A., Marryat, L. and Chambers, S. (2018) Exposure to liquid sweetness in early childhood: Artificially-sweetened and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption at 4-5 years and risk of overweight and obesity at 7-8 years. Pediatric Obesity, 13(12), pp. 755-765. (doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12284) (PMID:29624909) (PMCID:PMC6492200)

Skafida, V. and Chambers, S. (2018) Positive association between sugar consumption and dental decay prevalence independent of oral hygiene in pre-school children: a longitudinal prospective study. Journal of Public Health, 40(3), e275-e283. (doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx184) (PMID:29301042) (PMCID:PMC6166585)

Barton, K. L., Chambers, S. , Anderson, A. S. and Wrieden, W. L. (2018) Time to address the double inequality of differences in dietary intake between Scotland and England. British Journal of Nutrition, 120(2), pp. 220-226. (doi: 10.1017/S0007114518001435) (PMID:29947325) (PMCID:PMC6088540)

2017

Ireland, R., Bunn, C. and Chambers, S. (2017) The relationship between big food corporations and professional sports clubs: a scoping review. Lancet, 390(Suppl3), S48. (doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32983-5)

Chambers, S. A. , Rowa-Dewar, N., Radley, A. and Dobbie, F. (2017) A systematic review of grandparents’ influence on grandchildren’s cancer risk factors. PLoS ONE, 12(11), e0815420. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185420) (PMID:29135979) (PMCID:PMC5685489)

Phipps, R., White, L., Hilton, S. and Chambers, S. (2017) Young People's Views on Non-Broadcast Advertising of Foods High in Fat, Sugar and Salt. 10th European Public Health Conference Sustaining Resilient and Healthy Communities, Stockholm, Sweden, 1-4 Nov 2017. (doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx187.404)

Chambers, S. , Barton, K. L., Albani, V., Anderson, A. S. and Wrieden, W. L. (2017) Identifying dietary differences between Scotland and England: a rapid review of the literature. Public Health Nutrition, 20(14), pp. 2459-2477. (doi: 10.1017/S1368980017001380) (PMID:28724456)

Chambers, S. , Dundas, R. and Torsney, B. (2017) School and local authority characteristics associated with take-up of free school meals in Scottish secondary schools, 2014. In: Milne, R. G. (ed.) Civic Engagement. Series: Contemporary issues in social science. Routledge. ISBN 9781138080171

2016

Chambers, S. , Ford, A., Boydell, N. , Moore, L. , Stead, M. and Eadie, D. (2016) Universal free school meals in Scotland: a process evaluation of implementation and uptake. UNSPECIFIED p. 183. (doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckw169.025)

Chambers, S. , Dundas, R. and Torsney, B. (2016) School and local authority characteristics associated with take-up of free school meals in Scottish secondary schools, 2014. Contemporary Social Science, 11(1), pp. 52-63. (doi: 10.1080/21582041.2016.1223871) (PMID:28191363) (PMCID:PMC5259801)

Eadie, D., Ford, A., Stead, M., Chambers, S. , Boydell, N. , Moore, L. and Anderson, A. (2016) Process evaluation of the implementation of universal free school meals (UFSM) for P1 to P3: Research with schools and local authorities. Project Report. NHS Health Scotland, Edinburgh.

2015

Chambers, S. , Freeman, R., Anderson, A. S. and MacGillivray, S. (2015) Reducing the volume, exposure and negative impacts of advertising for foods high in fat, sugar and salt to children: a systematic review of the evidence from statutory and self-regulatory actions and educational measures. Preventive Medicine, 75, pp. 32-43. (doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.02.011) (PMID:25735606)

Wrieden, W., Chambers, S. , Barton, K., Albani, V. and Anderson, A. (2015) Diet and Excess Mortality in Glasgow and Scotland: Exploring Differences in Diet and Nutrition. Working Paper. NHS Health Scotland.

2014

Nanjappa, S., Chambers, S. , Marcenes, W., Richards, D. and Freeman, R. (2014) A theory led narrative review of one-to-one health interventions: the influence of attachment style and client-provider relationship on client adherence. Health Education Research, 29(5), pp. 740-754. (doi: 10.1093/her/cyu029)

2013

Chambers, S. , Humphris, G. and Freeman, R. (2013) The Parental Dental Concerns Scale (PDCS): its development and initial psychometric properties. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 41(6), pp. 541-550. (doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12046)

Hayden, C., Bowler, J. O., Chambers, S. , Freeman, R., Humphris, G., Richards, D. and Cecil, J. E. (2013) Obesity and dental caries in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 41(4), pp. 289-308. (doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12014)

2012

Turner, S., Chambers, S.A. and Freeman, R. (2012) Measuring dental anxiety in children with complex and additional support needs using the modified child dental anxiety scale (faces) (MCDASf). Journal of Disability and Oral Health, 13(1), pp. 3-10. (doi: 10.4483/JDOH_001Turner08)

Traill, W. B., Chambers, S. A. and Butler, L. (2012) Attitudinal and demographic determinants of diet quality and implications for policy targeting. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 25(1), pp. 87-94. (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-277X.2011.01218.x)

Chambers, S. (2012) Public health and dental caries in young children in deprived communities in Scotland. Scottish Universities Medical Journal, 1(3),

2011

Chambers, S. A. and Traill, W. B. (2011) What the UK public believes causes obesity, and what they want to do about it: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Public Health Policy, 32(4), pp. 430-444. (doi: 10.1057/jphp.2011.45)

2010

Baker, H. J., Butler, L. T., Chambers, S. A. , Traill, W. B., Lobb, A. E. and Herbert, G. (2010) An RCT study to evaluate a targeted, theory driven healthy eating leaflet. Social Science and Medicine, 71(11), pp. 1916-1920. (doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.09.023)

2008

Chambers, S. , Lobb, A., Butler, L. T. and Traill, W. B. (2008) The influence of age and gender on food choice: a focus group exploration. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 32(4), pp. 356-365. (doi: 10.1111/j.1470-6431.2007.00642.x)

Traill, W.B., Arnoult, M.H.P., Chambers, S.A. , Deaville, E.R., Gordon, M.H., John, P., Jones, P.J., Kliem, K.E., Mortimer, S.R. and Tiffin, J.R. (2008) The potential for competitive and healthy food chains of benefit to the countryside. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 19(5), pp. 248-254. (doi: 10.1016/j.tifs.2008.01.004)

2007

Chambers, S. , Lobb, A., Butler, L., Harvey, K. and Traill, W. B. (2007) Local, national and imported foods: a qualitative study. Appetite, 49(1), pp. 208-213. (doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2007.02.003)

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Articles

Chambers, S. , Machray, K. and Fergie, G. (2024) Food insecurity in children and young people in Scotland. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, (doi: 10.1017/S0029665124000090) (PMID:38250796) (In Press)

Ireland, R., Bunn, C. , Chambers, S. and Reith, G. (2024) Exploring fields of power in the English Premier League. A qualitative study into unhealthy sponsorships. Sport in Society, (doi: 10.1080/17430437.2023.2300434) (Early Online Publication)

Chambers, S. , Smillie, S. and Watson, N. (2023) Rethinking children’s right to leisure during school holidays. Annals of Leisure Research, (doi: 10.1080/11745398.2023.2250473) (Early Online Publication)

Kipping, R. et al. (2023) Protocol to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an environmental nutrition and physical activity intervention in nurseries (Nutrition and Physical Activity Self Assessment for Child Care - NAP SACC UK): a multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 23, 1475. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-023-16229-y) (PMID:37532982) (PMCID:PMC10398919)

Zucca, C. , McCrorie, P. , Johnstone, A. , Chambers, S. , Chng, N. R. , Traynor, O. and Martin, A. (2023) Outdoor nature-based play in early learning and childcare centres: identifying the determinants of implementation using causal loop diagrams and social network analysis. Health and Place, 79, 102955. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2022.102955) (PMID:36565541)

Matanhire-Zihanzu, C. N., Chambers, S. , Bagg, J. and Chimimba, P. (2022) Assessing Malawi’s recent development of a National Oral Health Policy – learning for the future. Journal of Global Health Reports, 6, e2022062. (doi: 10.29392/001c.57368)

Chambers, S. , Haughton, D., Mabelis, J. , Brown, J. and Inchley, J. (2022) Feasibility of using health and wellbeing data for school planning: the SHINE pilot in Scotland. Health Promotion International, 37(6), daac149. (doi: 10.1093/heapro/daac149) (PMID:36440898) (PMCID:PMC9703801)

Chambers, S. , Clarke, J., Kipping, R., Langford, R., Brophy, R., Hannam, K., Taylor, H., Willis, K. and Simpson, S. A. (2022) Parents’ perceptions of children's emotional wellbeing during spring 2020 COVID-19 restrictions: a qualitative study with parents of young children in England. Child: Care, Health and Development, 48(6), pp. 1071-1080. (doi: 10.1111/cch.13034) (PMID:35839296) (PMCID:PMC9349486)

Carters-White, L. E., Patterson, C. , Nimegeer, A. , Hilton, S. and Chambers, S. (2022) Newspaper framing of food and beverage corporations’ sponsorship of sport: a content analysis. BMC Public Health, 22(1), 1753. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-022-14031-w) (PMID:36114474) (PMCID:PMC9479402)

Ireland, R., Bunn, C. , Chambers, S. , Reith, G. and Viggars, M. (2022) How unhealthy commodity industries find a global audience in the English Premier League: three case studies of brand engagement. Soccer and Society, 23(4-5), pp. 334-348. (doi: 10.1080/14660970.2022.2059861)

Carters-White, L., Hilton, S. , Skivington, K. and Chambers, S. (2022) Children’s, parents’ and professional stakeholders’ views on power concerning the regulation of online advertising of unhealthy food to young people in the UK: A qualitative study. PLoS ONE, 17(6), e0268701. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268701) (PMID:35696387) (PMCID:PMC9191734)

Chambers, S. A., , Dobbie, F., Radley, A. and Rowa-Dewar, N. (2022) Grandmothers' care practices in areas of high deprivation of Scotland: the potential for health promotion. Health Promotion International, 37(2), daab104. (doi: 10.1093/heapro/daab104) (PMID:34293129)

Kromydas, T., Campbell, M. , Chambers, S. , Hilton Boon, M. , Pearce, A. , Wells, V. and Craig, P. (2022) The effects of school summer holidays on inequalities in children and young people's mental health and cognitive ability in the UK. A secondary analysis from the Millennium cohort study. BMC Public Health, 22, 154. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-022-12540-2) (PMID:35065629) (PMCID:PMC8782677)

Clarke, J., Kipping, R., Chambers, S. , Willis, K., Taylor, H., Brophy, R., Hannam, K., Simpson, S. A. and Langford, R. (2021) Impact of COVID-19 restrictions on preschool children’s eating, activity and sleep behaviours: a qualitative study. BMJ Open, 11(10), e051497. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-051497) (PMID:34663663) (PMCID:PMC8523958)

Carters-White, L., Chambers, S. , Skivington, K. and Hilton, S. (2021) Whose rights deserve protection? Framing analysis of responses to the 2016 committee of advertising practice consultation on the non-broadcast advertising of foods and soft drinks to children. Food Policy, 104, 102139. (doi: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2021.102139) (PMID:34720343) (PMCID:PMC8547229)

Wright, C. M. et al. (2021) Development of a scale to measure infant eating behaviour worldwide. Nutrients, 13(8), 2495. (doi: 10.3390/nu13082495)

Parkes, A. , Chambers, S. and Buston, K. (2021) Nonresident fathers' and grandparents' early years support and middle childhood socio-emotional adjustment. Journal of Marriage and Family, 83(2), pp. 358-374. (doi: 10.1111/jomf.12752) (PMID:34880506) (PMCID:PMC8629113)

Chambers, S. , Boydell, N. , Ford, A. and Eadie, D. (2020) Learning from the implementation of Universal Free School Meals in Scotland using normalisation process theory: lessons for policymakers to engage multiple stakeholders. Food Policy, 95, 101936. (doi: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2020.101936) (PMID:33041438) (PMCID:PMC7539368)

Tripathee, S., Sweeting, H. , Chambers, S. and MacLean, A. (2020) How men receive and utilise partner support when trying to change their diet and physical activity within a men’s weight management programme. BMC Public Health, 20, 199. (doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-8213-z) (PMID:32033544) (PMCID:PMC7006401)

Ireland, R., Chambers, S. and Bunn, C. (2019) Exploring the relationship between Big Food corporations and professional sports clubs: a scoping review. Public Health Nutrition, 22(10), pp. 1888-1897. (doi: 10.1017/S1368980019000545) (PMID:30935432) (PMCID:PMC6558258)

Ireland, R., Bunn, C. , Reith, G. , Philpott, M., Capewell, S., Boyland, E. and Chambers, S. (2019) Commercial determinants of health and sport sponsorship. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 97(4), pp. 290-295. (doi: 10.2471/BLT.18.220087) (PMID:30940986) (PMCID:PMC6438257)

Bunn, C. , Ireland, R., Minton, J. , Holman, D., Philpott, M. and Chambers, S. (2019) Shirt sponsorship by gambling companies in the English and Scottish Premier Leagues: global reach and public health concerns. Soccer and Society, 20(6), pp. 824-835. (doi: 10.1080/14660970.2018.1425682)

Macintyre, A., Marryat, L. and Chambers, S. (2018) Exposure to liquid sweetness in early childhood: Artificially-sweetened and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption at 4-5 years and risk of overweight and obesity at 7-8 years. Pediatric Obesity, 13(12), pp. 755-765. (doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12284) (PMID:29624909) (PMCID:PMC6492200)

Skafida, V. and Chambers, S. (2018) Positive association between sugar consumption and dental decay prevalence independent of oral hygiene in pre-school children: a longitudinal prospective study. Journal of Public Health, 40(3), e275-e283. (doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx184) (PMID:29301042) (PMCID:PMC6166585)

Barton, K. L., Chambers, S. , Anderson, A. S. and Wrieden, W. L. (2018) Time to address the double inequality of differences in dietary intake between Scotland and England. British Journal of Nutrition, 120(2), pp. 220-226. (doi: 10.1017/S0007114518001435) (PMID:29947325) (PMCID:PMC6088540)

Ireland, R., Bunn, C. and Chambers, S. (2017) The relationship between big food corporations and professional sports clubs: a scoping review. Lancet, 390(Suppl3), S48. (doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32983-5)

Chambers, S. A. , Rowa-Dewar, N., Radley, A. and Dobbie, F. (2017) A systematic review of grandparents’ influence on grandchildren’s cancer risk factors. PLoS ONE, 12(11), e0815420. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185420) (PMID:29135979) (PMCID:PMC5685489)

Chambers, S. , Barton, K. L., Albani, V., Anderson, A. S. and Wrieden, W. L. (2017) Identifying dietary differences between Scotland and England: a rapid review of the literature. Public Health Nutrition, 20(14), pp. 2459-2477. (doi: 10.1017/S1368980017001380) (PMID:28724456)

Chambers, S. , Dundas, R. and Torsney, B. (2016) School and local authority characteristics associated with take-up of free school meals in Scottish secondary schools, 2014. Contemporary Social Science, 11(1), pp. 52-63. (doi: 10.1080/21582041.2016.1223871) (PMID:28191363) (PMCID:PMC5259801)

Chambers, S. , Freeman, R., Anderson, A. S. and MacGillivray, S. (2015) Reducing the volume, exposure and negative impacts of advertising for foods high in fat, sugar and salt to children: a systematic review of the evidence from statutory and self-regulatory actions and educational measures. Preventive Medicine, 75, pp. 32-43. (doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.02.011) (PMID:25735606)

Nanjappa, S., Chambers, S. , Marcenes, W., Richards, D. and Freeman, R. (2014) A theory led narrative review of one-to-one health interventions: the influence of attachment style and client-provider relationship on client adherence. Health Education Research, 29(5), pp. 740-754. (doi: 10.1093/her/cyu029)

Chambers, S. , Humphris, G. and Freeman, R. (2013) The Parental Dental Concerns Scale (PDCS): its development and initial psychometric properties. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 41(6), pp. 541-550. (doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12046)

Hayden, C., Bowler, J. O., Chambers, S. , Freeman, R., Humphris, G., Richards, D. and Cecil, J. E. (2013) Obesity and dental caries in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 41(4), pp. 289-308. (doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12014)

Turner, S., Chambers, S.A. and Freeman, R. (2012) Measuring dental anxiety in children with complex and additional support needs using the modified child dental anxiety scale (faces) (MCDASf). Journal of Disability and Oral Health, 13(1), pp. 3-10. (doi: 10.4483/JDOH_001Turner08)

Traill, W. B., Chambers, S. A. and Butler, L. (2012) Attitudinal and demographic determinants of diet quality and implications for policy targeting. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 25(1), pp. 87-94. (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-277X.2011.01218.x)

Chambers, S. (2012) Public health and dental caries in young children in deprived communities in Scotland. Scottish Universities Medical Journal, 1(3),

Chambers, S. A. and Traill, W. B. (2011) What the UK public believes causes obesity, and what they want to do about it: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Public Health Policy, 32(4), pp. 430-444. (doi: 10.1057/jphp.2011.45)

Baker, H. J., Butler, L. T., Chambers, S. A. , Traill, W. B., Lobb, A. E. and Herbert, G. (2010) An RCT study to evaluate a targeted, theory driven healthy eating leaflet. Social Science and Medicine, 71(11), pp. 1916-1920. (doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.09.023)

Chambers, S. , Lobb, A., Butler, L. T. and Traill, W. B. (2008) The influence of age and gender on food choice: a focus group exploration. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 32(4), pp. 356-365. (doi: 10.1111/j.1470-6431.2007.00642.x)

Traill, W.B., Arnoult, M.H.P., Chambers, S.A. , Deaville, E.R., Gordon, M.H., John, P., Jones, P.J., Kliem, K.E., Mortimer, S.R. and Tiffin, J.R. (2008) The potential for competitive and healthy food chains of benefit to the countryside. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 19(5), pp. 248-254. (doi: 10.1016/j.tifs.2008.01.004)

Chambers, S. , Lobb, A., Butler, L., Harvey, K. and Traill, W. B. (2007) Local, national and imported foods: a qualitative study. Appetite, 49(1), pp. 208-213. (doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2007.02.003)

Book Sections

Chambers, S. , Dundas, R. and Torsney, B. (2017) School and local authority characteristics associated with take-up of free school meals in Scottish secondary schools, 2014. In: Milne, R. G. (ed.) Civic Engagement. Series: Contemporary issues in social science. Routledge. ISBN 9781138080171

Research Reports or Papers

Eadie, D., Ford, A., Stead, M., Chambers, S. , Boydell, N. , Moore, L. and Anderson, A. (2016) Process evaluation of the implementation of universal free school meals (UFSM) for P1 to P3: Research with schools and local authorities. Project Report. NHS Health Scotland, Edinburgh.

Wrieden, W., Chambers, S. , Barton, K., Albani, V. and Anderson, A. (2015) Diet and Excess Mortality in Glasgow and Scotland: Exploring Differences in Diet and Nutrition. Working Paper. NHS Health Scotland.

Conference or Workshop Item

Phipps, R., White, L., Hilton, S. and Chambers, S. (2017) Young People's Views on Non-Broadcast Advertising of Foods High in Fat, Sugar and Salt. 10th European Public Health Conference Sustaining Resilient and Healthy Communities, Stockholm, Sweden, 1-4 Nov 2017. (doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx187.404)

Chambers, S. , Ford, A., Boydell, N. , Moore, L. , Stead, M. and Eadie, D. (2016) Universal free school meals in Scotland: a process evaluation of implementation and uptake. UNSPECIFIED p. 183. (doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckw169.025)

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Grants

Current grants:

Chief Scientist Office - Improving Young People’s Health Outcomes Through Addressing Emotionally-Based School Non-Attendance Within The Scottish Context (Co-investigator) 2024-2026

National Insitutue of Health Research - Public Health Research Programme - Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids in Prisons: a feasibility study and pilot for an intervention to improve father child relationships (Co-investigator) 2022 - 2024

National Insitutue of Health Research - Public Health Research Programme - Free School Meals, Diet Quality and Food Insecurity in Secondary School Pupils - the CANTEEN Study (Co-investigator) 2023 - 2025

Chief Scientist Office - Feasibility of interventions supportin fathers and children in health behaviour change and of public health programme delivery in professional football clubs in Scotland (Co-investigator) 2018 - 2024 

 

Previous grants:

Public Health Wales - Evaluation of the Whole Systems Approach to Obesity (Co-investigator) 2024

Public Health Wales - Collaboration network analysis for Child and Family Healthy Weight system interventions (Co-investigator) 2023

ESRC Impact Acceleration Award - Empowering stakeholders in early learning in childcare to evalaute and implement outdoor childcare (Co-investigator) 2020-21

UKRI - Generating Excellent Nutrition in UK Schools (GENIUS) network (Co-investigator) 2019 - 2022

Scottish Funding Council - Developing a valid and feasible assessment tool for use in an adaptive intervention for moderate acute malnutrition (Co-investigator) 2018 - 2019

NHS Lanarkshire - Healthy Schools Parent Engagement Research Project (Co-Investigator) 2017 - 2020

NHS Health Scotland - Process evaluation of the implementation of Universal Free School Meals (FSM) for Primary 1 to Primary 3 (Co-Investigator) 2015-2016

Cancer Research UK - Growing Grandchildren, CRUK-BUPA Innovation Grant (Principal Investigator) 2014-2015

NHS Health Scotland - Diet and excess mortality in Glasgow and Scotland: Exploring differences in diet and nutrition (Co-Investigator) 2014 - 2015

MRC/University of Glasgow - Research Fellowship (Fellowship holder), 2014 - 2020

Chief Scientist Office - Developing an intervention to evaluate a context-based, teacher-led dietary programme to promote healthier eating behaviour in school children (Fellowship holder), 2011 - 2014

Action for Sick Children (Scotland) - Special Smiles Dental Project Evaluation, (Co-investigator) 2009

Supervision

I welcome enquiries for PhD student supervision related to: 

  • Children’s health and wellbeing
  • Health inequalities
  • Commercial determinants of health
  • Public health nutrition, including developing and evaluating interventions and policies
  • Li, Hao
    Evaluating the gender-based health inequalities in the post-industrial French department: Pas-de-Calais
  • Malallah, Haya S M A
    Childhood Obesity in the Digital Era
  • Smillie, Susie
    Using the capabilities approach to explore young people’s wellbeing during school holidays and the role of creative arts during this time

Completed 

  • Kathryn Machray – Food insecurity among single men in Scotland: A qualitative investigation (2017-2022), MRC-funded studentship 
  • Robin Ireland - Commercial determinants of health in the English Premier League (2017-2020), University of Glasgow, College of Social Sciences studentship 
  • Lauren Carters-White - Understanding the policy and public debate surrounding the regulation of unhealthy online advertising to children (2015-2019), MRC-funded studentship 
  • Sheela Tripathee - Together through thick and thin: Cohabiting partners’ reciprocal influence during men’s attempts to change their dietary practices and physical activity to lose weight and maintain weight loss (2014-2018), MRC-funded studentship 

Teaching

Stephanie is Programme and Dissertation Convenor for the MRes/MSc Global Health. Please feel free to get in touch if you want to know more about the programme: stephanie.chambers@glasgow.ac.uk.

For the 2023/24 academic year, Stephanie is course convenor for Improving Health and Society: Programme Development and Evaluation.

Stephanie also supervises undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations in health and wellbeing.

Previous teaching includes qualitative methods, including interview and observational methods, health inequalities and carrying out research with children and young people.

Professional activities & recognition

Prizes, awards & distinctions

  • 2022: Research Culture Celebration (University of Glasgow)
  • 2015: Erasmus Mundus Nova Domus Visiting Scholar University of Ottawa (European Commission)

Research fellowships

  • 2014 - 2020: Medical Research Council/University of Glasgow
  • 2011 - 2014: Chief Scientist Office

Grant committees & research advisory boards

  • 2021 - 2023: Scottish Graduate School of Social Sciences, Invited interdisciplinary steer expert
  • 2023 - 2025: Institute of Education, UCL, ESRC-funded School Meals Service Study Steering Committee
  • 2022 - 2024: University of Cambridge, NIHR-funded Evaluation of planning policy to regulate takeaway food outlets for improved health in England Study Steering Group
  • 2018 - 2019: Scottish Government, Using the planning system to improve the food environments around schools Steering Group

Professional & learned societies

  • 2023 - 2024: Chair Scientific Programme Committee, Glasgow 2024, UK Society for Behavioural Medicine
  • 2023 - 2024: Local Organising Committee Member, UK Society for Behavioural Medicine
  • 2020 - 2022: Deputy chair of the Children’s Lifestyle Behaviours, Wellbeing and Health Special Interest Group, UK Society for Behavioural Medicine

Selected international presentations

  • 2015: Laboratory for the Interdisciplinary Study of Food Seminar Series (University of Ottawa)
  • 2015: Webinar - Effectiveness of regulations to reduce the impact of advertising of Food High in Fat, Sugar and Salt (Heart and Stroke Foundation Canada)

Supplementary

  • Selected for the Aurora Leadership training course to promote women in Higher Education November 2016