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Senior Research Associate, Centre for Lifestyle Medicine and Behaviour, Loughborough University

Claire is a Senior Research Associate in the CLIMB team. Prior to her academic career, she worked in public health, commissioning weight management services and working on the childhood obesity strategy in Hampshire. Claire completed her PhD at the University of Birmingham in 2014 and then went on to hold positions at the University of Sydney and University of Oxford. Claire has expertise in weight management and her research focuses on behavioural strategies to help people manage their weight.


  • 2020–present
    Senior research associate, Loughborough University
  • 2017–2019
    Theme Lead (Health Behaviours/ Senior Trial Manager, University of Oxford
  • 2015–2017
    Clinical Trials Manager/ Research Fellow, University of Sydney
  • 2014–2015
    Research Fellow, University of Birmingham


  • 2014 
    University of Birmingham, PhD
  • 2007 
    University of Bristol, MSc Nutrition Physical Activity and Public Health
  • 2006 
    University of Southampton, BSc Hons Sport Studies