Supporting Healthy Behaviours

Considers why people make the decisions they do, and how societies can better support a healthy population at all stages of life, through our research into nudging behaviours; medical tourism; the management & organisation of healthcare; wellbeing, and public health economics.

Related projects

  • Tackling Root Causes Upstream of Unhealthy Urban Development, funded by the UK Prevention Research Partnership (2019-2024)
  • Feasibility study of breastfeeding intervention in Lothian, funded by the Chief Scientist Office (2022-2024)
  • The impact of Covid 19 fear: evidence to inform social health and economic recovery a HAGIS Study (with colleagues in the Faculty of Social Science) (2021-2022)

In the news

good health and well being infographic