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Academic Biography

Gillian joined the School of Health in May 2015 to start work on her PhD full time. Her PhD is entitled ‘Exploring the factors affecting the implementation of tobacco and substance use interventions within the secondary school setting’ and was funded via Fuse.

Following the submission of her PhD thesis, Gillian is now a Research Associate in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Law. Her main role is being the North East Lead for the RISKIT-CJS trial, which is exploring interventions for risky substance use in young people within the criminial justice system. She also provides support to other areas of research, mainly around public health evaluations.

Summary of Research Interests

Research interests (in brief):

  • Co-production and translational research.
  • Health Improvement and Interventions.
  • Implementation Science.
  • Young People.
  • Qualitative Research Methods.

Current projects:

  • PhD - ‘Exploring the factors affecting the implementation of tobacco and substance use interventions within the secondary school setting’
  • RISKIT-CJS trial exploring substance use interventions with young people within the criminal justice system.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Newcastle University

1 Sep 20121 Sep 2013

Bachelor, University of Leeds

1 Sep 20081 Jul 2011

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Research Output 2015 2018

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Intermittent fasting interventions for the treatment of overweight and obesity in adults aged 18 years and over: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Harris, L., Hamilton, S., Azevedo, L. B., Olajide, J., De Brún, C., Waller, G., Whittaker, V., Sharp, T., Lean, M., Hankey, C. & Ells, L., 1 Feb 2018, In : JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 16, 2, p. 507-547

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Thesis

Exploring the factors affecting the implementation of tobacco and substance use interventions within the secondary school setting

Author: Waller, G., 15 Feb 2019

Supervisor: Newbury-Birch, D. (Supervisor), Finch, T. (External person) (Supervisor) & Giles, E. L. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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