Qualitative community study: contacts

Claudia Martin

Dr Claudia Martin (Principal Investigator)

Formerly: Research Director
Scottish Centre for Social Research, Edinburgh

Dr Claudia Martin was Research Director at the Scottish Centre for Social Research (ScotCen) until 2011. Prior to its merger in 2004 with ScotCen, Claudia was Co-Director of Scottish Health Feedback. She is co-principal investigator on two longitudinal qualitative evaluations of the legislation to prohibit smoking in public places in Scotland and England, and she was a member of the research collaboration team evaluating the Healthy Respect Demonstration Project. Claudia also delivers training in qualitative data analysis.

Read more about the Qualitative Community Study.

Professor Amanda Amos
Professor of Health Promotion
Public Health Sciences Section
Division of Community Health Sciences
University of Edinburgh

Deborah Ritchie

Deborah Ritchie
Senior Lecturer Nursing Studies
Health Promotion and Mental Health
University of Edinburgh

Deborah Ritchie, FRIPH, MSc, RMN, is the Head of Nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh. She is a tobacco control researcher. The main focus of her research interest is tobacco control and community.

She participates in inter-disciplinary research and such projects include ´Assessing the Effectiveness of a Community-Based Anti-Smoking Intervention in a Low Income Area´ and ´Qualitative Study of Changes in Smoking (and Drinking) Behaviour following Implementation of the Prohibition of Smoking in Enclosed Public Places´ both in Scotland and England.

Dr Jude Robinson
Department of Health Services Research
Senior Lecturer in Health Science
University of Liverpool

Jude is a social anthropologist researching health and social care in the UK, in particular round developing understanding of the opportunities and barriers experienced by people living in diverse settings when attempting to make lifestyle changes to improve health and wellbeing. One of her 4 key research interests is second-hand smoke, in particular with smoking parents of young children.

Updated 21st July 2014

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