Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies, UCL

Robert West is Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies at UCL.

Current research includes randomised trials of improved ways of helping smokers to stop, national and internal surveys and cohort studies of smoking behaviour, qualitative studies on the process of stopping smoking, laboratory studies on the acute effects of stopping smoking and how these can be mitigated by psychological and pharmacological interventions, and studies to assess and disseminate best practice in smoking cessation clinics.

He is the author of The SmokeFree Formula, a guide to quitting smoking.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies , University College London