Fuse PhD Students

Current and Completed

  • Lisa Anderson
    PhD title:
    A process and outcome evaluation of an integrated Drug and Alcohol service: a case study with Durham County Council
    Host Institution: Teesside University
  • Roxanne Armstrong-Moore
    PhD title
    : Developing a Strategy for Retirement Aged Drinkers
    Host Institution: Sunderland University
  • Christina Cooper
    PhD title:
    Risky behaviour prevention in adolescents: What works, for whom, in what circumstances, and why? A realist enquiry. 
    Host Institution: Northumbria University
  • Andrew Fletcher
    PhD title: Community music, wellbeing and social cohesion: an ethnographic study
    Host Institution: Northumbria University
  • Louis Goffe
    PhD title: An investigation of the obesity epidemic: population drivers of an obesogenic diet
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Jeanette Hayes
    PhD title: Compliance with psychological interventions by patients attending weight management clinic
    Host Institution: Sunderland University
  • Sarah Hill
    PhD title:
    Working towards using cost-benefit analysis to evaluate public health policies
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Kat Jackson
    PhD title: A sociological exploration of the use of alcohol by women as stress coping strategy – towards the development of an appropriate self-care intervention for stress management
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Theodora Machaira
    PhD title:  Evaluation of ‘A Fairer Start’ in Stockton. 
    Host Institution: Teesside University
  • Rebekah McNaughton
    PhD title: Understanding patient compliance with a cardiovascular screening programme
    Host Institution: Teesside University
  • Emma Mead
    PhD title: Using data linkage and longitudinal analyses to enhance how Local Authorities use the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) data to help improve child health
    Host Institution: Teesside University
  • Leanne Mohan
    PhD title: Implementing the preventive mental health agenda in secondary schools: Case study of Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL) in the classroom
    Host Institution: Teesside University
  • Stephanie Mulrine
    PhD title: Death in Disadvantaged Communities: Experience of Family Caregivers
    Host Institution: Teesside University
  • Jody Nichols
    PhD title: An investigation into the beliefs of the causes of obesity for adults
    Host Institution: Sunderland University
  • Joan Olajide
    PhD title: Knowledge Translation in Oral Health Promotion: Identifying the most effective methods for the delivery of instruction in oral hygiene and nutritional interventions to children and parents
    Host Institution: Teesside University
  • Claire O'Malley
    PhD Title:
    Characterising the determinants of fruit and vegetable consumption in pre-school children using a mixed methods approach.
    Host Institution: Durham University   
  • Mark Parkinson          
    PhD Title : What builds resiliance in family carers of people with dementia 
    Host Institution: Northumbria                                                                                  
  • Annette Payne
    PhD title: Exploration of the views and patterns of alcohol use amongst older people (55 years and over ) living in Sheltered housing accommodation in Newcastle upon Tyne
    Host Institution: Sunderland University
  • Gillian Pepper
    PhD title: Investigating the psychological impact of socioeconomic inequalities in exposure to uncontrollable mortality risk
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Jennifer Remnant
    PhD title: The Employment Consequences of Living with Cancer; a qualitative study of the experiences of people and employers in the Macmillan Working with Cancer Programme
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Sarah Smith
    PhD Title:
    Workplace interventions for adults: development of a complex dietary workplace intervention and a feasibility study
    Host Institution: Durham University
  • Louise Tanner
    PhD title: Quantitative research to investigate the relationship between socioeconomic risk factors, cold weather and adverse winter health outcomes in the UK
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Gillian Waller
    PhD title:
    How to get research findings into practice in the changing landscape of public health
    Host Institution: Teesside University
  • Heather Yoeli
    PhD title: What is distinctive about the public health knowledge held by lay and peer health workers in so-called ‘vulnerable’ communities?
    Host Institution: Northumbria University


Completed

  • Stephanie Clutterbuck
    PhD title: The psychosocial context of early childbearing in North Tyneside
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Alison Inner
    PhD title: EXCITE (exercise classes in the teaching environment): development and evaluation of a classroom based physical activity interventio
    Host Institution: Teesside University

  • Suzanne McDonald
    PhD title: Behaviour change in the retirement window
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Sara McCafferty
    PhD title: Using participatory action research to identify the organisational features and behaviours which support or inhibit world class commissioning
    Host Institution: Newcastle University

  • Dominika Kwasnicka
    PhD title: Optimising the effectiveness of brief planning interventions for behaviour change in public health
    Host Institution: Newcastle University

  • Kirsty Laing
    PhD title: Understanding women's perspectives on alcohol consumption before and during pregnancy: towards the design of a health promoting intervention for primary care
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Lorraine McSweeney
    PhD title: Prevention of Obesity: Exploring Strategies for Intervention in Preschool
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Amy O'Donnell
    PhD title: An investigation of the use of routinely collected information to monitor and evaluate the delivery of screening and brief interventions (SBI) for alcohol in primary health care practice
    Host Institution: Newcastle University

  • Hayley Peacock
    PhD title: Exploring stakeholder engagement in public health commissioning: A case study of local alcohol services
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Angela Rodrigues
    PhD title: Systematic development of an intervention to promote sun-protection behaviours amongst holidaymakers
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Stephanie Scott
    PhD title: Alcohol use amongst young people: Exploring product choice and critical price thresholds in young drinkers
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Jason Scott
    PhD title: SURE CARE: Service User Reporting of adverse Events and perception of what is safe care
    Host Institution: Northumbria University

  • Anna Sherrington
    PhD title: Evaluation of an internet-based weight loss intervention (My Dietician Online)
    Host Institution: Newcastle University
  • Kathryn Taylor
    PhD title: The FFAB (Fun Fast Activity Blasts) project: The development, implementation and evaluation of a school and community-based high-intensity physical activity intervention for 13-15 year olds in the Tees Valley
    Host Institution: Teesside University