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Health & WellbeingOur research

Here we provide an overview of the areas of research in which we are actively engaged, providing some examples of related projects.

For details of individuals’ research and publications, please click on that person’s name under ‘Meet the Team/Who We Are’.

Our areas of research

Health & wellbeing

Health inequalities

Related projects: 

Macintyre, A (joint applicant with Mental Health Foundation, Glasgow Caledonian University, University of Edinburgh, University of Stirling, Children in Scotland): Systematic literature review of interventions to improve Health, Happiness and Well-Being in the transition from Adolescence to Adulthood (Population).  Royal Society of Edinburgh Scotland Foundation


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Health citizenship

Related Projects:

Stewart, A, MacIntyre, G, Quinn, N and Knifton L: Citizenship measure project

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Mental health

Related Projects:

Quinn, N, Knifton, L, Miller E and Macintyre, A: Citizenship, Recovery and Inclusive Society Partnership, Horizon 2020.  

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Personal outcomes

Related Projects:

Miller, E. Talking Hope: Hopeful conversations & young people whose behaviour presents risk of significant harm, Scottish Government.


Policy development and implementation

Related Projects:

Ellis, S and Greener, I: Data based assessment/pathways to impact & Literacy Champions


Bereavement and loss

Related Projects:

Vaswani, N and Paul, S: Trauma, Bereavement and Loss Services at HMP Polmont YOI: My Life With Others

Human rights

Health and human rights

Related Projects: 

Quinn, N: Putting it into action together – a proposal for infrastructure support for a lived experience human rights collective

Quinn, and Knifton L: Health and Human Rights: Participatory Action Research

Quinn, N, Da Lomba, S and Fassetta, G: The asylum process and access to maternity care services - Glasgow case study

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People with Learning Disabilities

Related projects

MacIntyre, G and Stewart A – Scoping exercise: Supporting people with learning disabilities 

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