Senior Researcher, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford

I am based in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford. In this role I author systematic reviews of interventions to help people to quit smoking, and helps others to write their systematic reviews. I have been conducting research into tobacco and smoking for over ten years and received my doctorate in 2012. I am passionate about maximising the quality of research evidence, and providing people with the best evidence to make informed decisions about their healthcare.

My work is supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) ad Cancer Research UK (CRUK). The views expressed are mine and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.


  • 2013–present
    Senior Researcher, University of Oxford
  • 2011–2013
    Research Fellow, University of Birmingham
  • 2008–2011
    PhD student, University of Birmingham
  • 2007–2008
    Research Associate, University of Nottingham


  • 2012 
    University of Birmingham, PhD Behavioural Medicine
  • 2006 
    Nottingham Trent University, MSc Research Methods
  • 2005 
    Nottingham Trent University, BSc Psychology

Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Psychologist (British Psychological Society)