SPECTRUM Consortium

Our Team

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The SPECTRUM Consortium is comprised of a highly experienced team of researchers from ten UK and one Australian University in addition to partners from policy, practice and commercial organisations. More than 20 disciplines (biology, medicine, computer science, economics, epidemiology, geography, law, political science, psychology, public health, statistics, social policy, social marketing, sociology and others) have been integrated to deliver our  research. 

Members of SPECTRUM as at July 2020
Name Institution SPECTRUM Role
Professor Linda Bauld University of Edinburgh PI/Consortium Director
Professor Marcus Munafo University of Bristol Co-I/Deputy Director: Integration and SPECTRUM Academy
Professor Niamh Fitzgerald University of Stirling Co-I/Deputy Director: Impact Lead
Ms Sancha Martin University of Edinburgh Consortium Manager
Dr Lauren White University of Edinburgh Research Fellow: Core & Impact
Professor Mark Petticrew London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Co-I/Systems Science (WP1) Lead

Dr Cecile Knai London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Systems Science (WP1)
Professor Anna Gilmore University of Bath Co-I/Corporate Conduct (WP2) Lead
Professor Harry Rutter University of Bath Corporate Conduct (WP2)
Professor Keith Syrett University of Bristol

Co-I/Corporate Conduct (WP2), Effectiveness of Policies (WP6)

and Governance & Health Equities (WP8)

Professor Jamie Brown University College London Co-I/New Data (WP3) Lead
Dr Lion Shahab University College London New Data (WP3)
Loren Kock University College London Research Fellow: New Data (WP3)
Dr Graham Moore Cardiff University  Co-I/New Data (WP3) and Shaping the environment (WP5)
Professor Alan Brennan University of Sheffield Co-I/ Economic Analyses (WP4) Lead

Dr Colin Angus

University of Sheffield Economic Analyses (WP4)
Dr Duncan Gillespie University of Sheffield Economic Analyses (WP4)
Dr Damon Morris University of Sheffield Research Associate: Economic Analyses (WP4)
Professor Jamie Pearce University of Edinburgh Co-I/Shaping the Environment (WP5) Lead
Professor Niamh Shortt University of Edinburgh Shaping the Environment (WP5)
Dr Tessa Langley University of Nottingham

Co-I/Effectiveness of Policies (WP6) Lead

Professor John Britton University of Nottingham Effectiveness of Policies (WP6)
Professor Rachel Murray University of Nottingham Effectiveness of Policies (WP6)
Dr Ilze Bogdanovica University of Nottingham Effectiveness of Policies (WP6)
Jaspreet Bal University of Nottingham Research Fellow: Effectiveness of Policies (WP6)
Professor Ann McNeill  King's College London Co-I/Mental Health Inequalities (WP7) Lead
Dr Leonie Brose King's College London Mental Health Inequalities (WP7)
Dr Deborah Robson King's College London Mental Health Inequalities (WP7)
Dr Parvati Perman-Howe  King's College London Mental Health Inequalities (WP7)
Professor Jeff Collin University of Edinburgh Co-I/Governance & Health Equities (WP8) Lead
Dr Sarah Hill University of Edinburgh

Governance & Health Equities (WP8) and Mental Health

Inequalities (WP7)

Professor Katherine Smith University of Strathclyde Governance & Health Equities (WP8)
Dr Garth Reid Public Health Scotland  
Ms Rosanna O'Connor Public Health England  
Mr Martin Dockrell Public Health England  
Marie Horton Public Health England SPECTRUM Knowlege Broker (PHE)
Dr Julie Bishop Public Health Wales