Dorothy Newbury-Birch joined Teesside University in January 2015 as Professor of Alcohol and Public Health Research. She is based at the School for Social Sciences, Humanities and Law and is the Strategic Director of the Centre for Crime, Harm Prevention and Security.
Dorothy is an associate member of Fuse and a member of both the early life and adolescence and behavioural change programmes and the International Network for Alcohol and other drugs - INEBRIA.
Professor Newbury-Birch's research focuses on work around reducing alcohol related harm in society, particularly for young people and those in various stages of the criminal justice system. She leads a team of researchers and students. She also works in partnership with individuals and practitioners to get evidence into practice. She has been involved in over 70 peer reviewed publications and reports as well as many other abstracts and letters and been awarded over £14 million in research grants.