PhD Alumni

Completed PhDs within the department


Anna Clark – The impacts of children using personal electronic devices on their postural and musculoskeletal systems


Alexander Woodman – An Investigative Study on University Students’ Knowledge and Attitudes towards the Food Dome in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Carolyne Namukwaya – A Study of the Viability of Implementing a Child Development CounsellingProgrammefor Caregivers of Children with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)Aged 0–3 Yearsin Uganda

David Gilbert – Exploring the Vulnerabilities of Individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders to, and within, Criminal Justice System Encounters

Magdalena Wronska – Designing and evaluating a participatory workplace nutrition intervention to improve the health and wellbeing of blue-collar (construction) workers


Lisa Garwood-Cross – Interrogating the possibilities and problems of YouTube sex edutainment content : an Actor-Network Theory approach

John Yaw Obeng – Experiences of maternity care from women’s and providers’ perspectives in a peri-urban setting in Ghana


Abolanle Gbadamosi – The objective measurement of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity during commuting, and its association with metabolic markers: an observational study


Joanna Bragg – It’s my life : staying in control. Developing a school-based intervention to facilitate adolescent behaviour change with respect to alcohol consumption


Alex Clarke-Cornwell – Sedentary behaviour, work, and health-related outcomes : the application of empirically derived accelerometer cut-points to data from the Health Survey for England ,

Faye Prior –  Evaluation of the ‘Live Active’ exercise referral scheme

Alan Price – The impact of traumatic childhood experiences on cognitive and behavioural functioning in children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorders


Cathy Ure – Living with and beyond breast cancer : exploring women’s use of social media to support psychosocial health 

Tamara Brown – A revised cost-benefit analysis tool capable of analysing the effects of vocational rehabilitation

Tanja Moilenan – Adolescents’ health choices related rights, duties and responsibilities


Claire Edge – Ageing, health and retirement choices in a diverse workforce : a case study of a large private sector retail organisation 


James Chandler – A study to explore the impact of working in a social enterprise on employee health and wellbeing in Greater Manchester 


Lucy O’Malley – The development and evaluation of a novel health promotion intervention (Kitten’s First Tooth) to improve children’s oral health in a deprived area of North West England

Mahmoud Shaltout – Investigating home environment influences on obesity in urban Egyptian children aged 2 – 12