Academics

lindabauldphotoLinda Bauld
University of Edinburgh
linda.bauld@ed.ac.uk
Linda joined the University of Edinburgh in November 2018 from the University of Stirling where she was Professor of Health Policy, Director of the Institute for Social Marketing and Dean of Research Impact. Since 2014 she has combined her academic roles with serving as Cancer Research UK's cancer prevention champion, the CRUK/BUPA Chair in Behavioural Research for Cancer Prevention. Read more
Eric Carlin
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP)
shaap.director@rcpe.ac.uk
Eric Carlin 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). Read more
HCarverHannah Carver
University of Stirling
Hannah.carver@stir.ac.uk
Hannah Carver is a Knowledge Exchange Fellow in the Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research at the University of Stirling.
Hannah’s main research and knowledge exchange activities involve drug and alcohol use and addictions; social and health inequalities Read More
Nathan Critchlow
University of Stirling
Nathan.Critchlow@Stir.ac.uk
Nathan Critchlow 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 Elliot
Glasgow Caledonian University
Lawrie.elliott@gcu.ac.uk
Professor Lawrie Elliot'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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Carol Emslie SARN websiteCarol Emslie
Glasgow Caledonian University
carol.emslie@gcu.ac.uk
Dr Carol Emslie is a Senior Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University and leads the Substance Use & Misuse research group (twitter: @SubMisuseGCU). Read more
Niamh Fitzgerald
University of Stirling
niamh.fitzgerald@stir.ac.uk
Dr. Niamh Fitzgerald is Lecturer in Alcohol Studies at the Institute for Social Marketing, University of Stirling, part of the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS). Her current remit is to lead on teaching and public engagement on alcohol issues for UKCTAS. Read more
julie-gawrylowicz-resized-photoJulie Gawrylowicz
Glasgow Caledonian University
Julie.Gawrylowicz@gcu.ac.uk
Dr Julie Gawrylowicz is a lecturer in Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University. Her research interests lie in the area of cognitive and social psychology, both theoretical and applied, encompassing research on memory, face recognition, and meta-cognition with a focus on forensic applications.Read More
Jan 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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Aisha Holloway
University of Edinburgh
aisha.holloway@ed.ac.uk
Dr Aisha Holloway is Programme Director for the Masters in Advancing Nursing Practice. A Registered Adult Nurse she has had clinical experience in General Medicine, Acute Medical Admissions and Intensive Care. She currently leads as Programme Director for the Masters in Advancing Nursing Practice and is the Convenor of the Athena SWAN assessment team for the School of Health in Social Science. Read more
Kareena McAloney-Kocaman
Glasgow Caledonian University
Kareena.mcaloney@gcu.ac.uk
Dr Kareena McAloney-Kocaman 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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Andy 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. Read more
Mark McCannMark McCann
Glasgow University
Mark.McCann@glasgow.ac.uk
Dr. Mark McCann 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. Read More
Andrew SARN photoAndrew McPherson
Glasgow Caledonian University
Andrew.McPherson@gcu.ac.uk
Andrew McPherson started as a part-time Clinical Academic Research Fellow in the Dept of Nursing & Community Health at Glasgow Caledonian University in August 2015. Andrew is particularly interested in genetics of alcohol and Hepatitis C treatment. Read More
Tessa 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. Read more

Rachel XA Petrie
NHS Lothian
rachel.petrie@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
Dr Rachel XA Petrie 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). Read more
LisaLisa Schölin
University of Edinburgh
lisa.scholin@ed.ac.uk
Lisa Schölin is a Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Lisa, originally from Sweden, is a public health researcher with a special interest in the area of alcohol working at the School for Health in Social Sciences at University of Edinburgh. Read more
Brian J Webster
Edinburgh Napier University
b.webster@napier.ac.uk
Brian Webster is a Professor of Nursing and an Assistant Dean at Edinburgh Napier University . He has been a nurse for over 30 years and as a dual qualified nurse has worked in both mental health and acute medical/hepatology settings. Read more
LilianLillian Weir
NHS Lothian
lillianweir@hotmail.co.uk
Lillian Weir is the Senior Charge Nurse in Surgical High Dependency at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh. Her interest in alcohol withdrawal came from incidents (Datix) where violence and aggression had been reported and investigating why patients were responding in this way putting staff and themselves at risk. Read more