Academics

Carol EmslieCarol Emslie
Glasgow Caledonian University
Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN)
carol.emslie@gcu.ac.uk
Carol is Co-Chair of SARN and leads the Substance Use research group at Glasgow Caledonian University (Twitter: @SubMisuseGCU).
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“AishaAisha Holloway
University of Edinburgh
Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN)
aisha.holloway@ed.ac.uk
Aisha is Co-Chair of SARN and Head of Nursing at the University of Edinburgh. A Registered Adult Nurse she has had clinical experience in General Medicine, Acute Medical Admissions and Intensive Care.
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“EricEric Carlin
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP)
shaap.director@rcpe.ac.uk
Eric has been the Director of SHAAP since 2012. Since 2010 Eric has been a member of the UK’s Independent Scientific Advisory Committee on Drugs. From 2008-2010 he was a member of the UK Government’s Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD).
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Hannah CarverHannah Carver
University of Stirling
Hannah.carver@stir.ac.uk
Hannah is a Lecturer in Substance Use in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Stirling and Deputy Director of the Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research at the University of Stirling.
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Nathan CritchlowNathan Critchlow
University of Stirling
Nathan.Critchlow@Stir.ac.uk
Nathan is a researcher at the Institute for Social Marketing, University of Stirling. He specialises in quantitative methods to analyse tobacco and alcohol marketing activity and the association with knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours in consumers.
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Lawrie ElliotLawrie Elliot
Glasgow Caledonian University
Lawrie.elliott@gcu.ac.uk
Lawrie's research focuses on alcohol, young people and families. He is Editor in Chief of the Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.
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Niamh FitzgeraldNiamh Fitzgerald
University of Stirling
niamh.fitzgerald@stir.ac.uk
Niamh Fitzgerald is a Professor of Alcohol Policy and Director of the Institute for Social Marketing and Health at University of Stirling.
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“JanJan Gill
Edinburgh Napier University
j.gill@napier.ac.uk
Specialist areas of interest and research focus on consumption patterns of heavy drinkers, ABIs (alcohol brief interventions) and the physiological effects of alcohol on the reproductive system, cardiovascular risk profile of young women and binge drinking.
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Claire Harkins
University West of Scotland
Claire.Harkins@uws.ac.uk
Specialist areas of interest and research focus on alcohol policy.
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Andy MacGregorAndy MacGregor
ScotCen Social Research
0131 228 2167
Andy recently led the Evaluation of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, as well as the related sub-study of Test Purchasing and other measures to enforce under-age alcohol sales regulations. He was also the main researcher on the original Evaluation of the Test Purchasing of Alcohol in Fife Pilot. He is currently leading on the qualitative components of two major collaborative studies with a number of different academic partners.
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Kareena McAloney-Kocaman
Glasgow Caledonian University
Kareena.mcaloney@gcu.ac.uk
Kareena is a Lecturer in Applied Health Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University. She is a Chartered Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society.
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Mark McCannMark McCann
Glasgow University
Mark.McCann@glasgow.ac.uk
Mark is a research fellow at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow. Specialist areas of interest and research focus on how Directed Acyclic Graphs can be used for visual representation and to inform data analysis, especially in relation to the causes of alcohol problems.
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Tessa ParkesTessa Parkes
University of Stirling
t.s.parkes@stir.ac.uk
Tessa is Research Director for the Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research at the University of Stirling where she leads a number of research and knowledge exchange projects focused on the reduction of harms and promotion of health and well-being for those impacted by social and health inequalities.
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Rachel PetrieRachel XA Petrie
NHS Lothian
rachel.petrie@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Rachel graduated from Edinburgh University in Medicine (MBChB, 1991) with an intercalated BSc (Hons) in Psychology (1989). She commenced basic training in psychiatry in Lothian (1993) and completed this in Tayside (MRCPsych, 1996). In 1996 she was awarded the Sim Research Fellowship (Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh).
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Isabelle UnyIsabelle Uny
University of Stirling
isabelle.uny@stir.ac.uk
Isabelle Uny is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Marketing and Health at University of Stirling. She is a social scientist who focuses on International Health and alcohol policy in the global context.
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