Gill Hubbard

Professor

  • Centre for Health Science Old Perth Rd Inverness IV2 3JH

    United Kingdom

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19952020

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Research expertise

I am a behavioural scientist who is interested in improving behaviours to improve health. I am co-deputy director of the Scottish School of Primary Care and Head of Research in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery at UHI. I have published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals. My methdological expertise is the design, implementation and evaluation of complex interventions, including feasibility and pilot studies, full RCTs and process evaluations.

Current research projects include:

  • Covid Health and Adherence Research in Scotland (CHARIS), funded by the Chief Scientist Office (CSO), Edinburgh via their Rapid Research in COVID-19 Programme (https://www.abdn.ac.uk/iahs/research/health-psychology/people.php)
  • HALT! Hernia Active Living Trial, funded by Ileostomy & Internal Pouch Association and Kingston Trust CIO (https://bdrf.org.uk/news/awards/funding-research-into-quality-of-life-for-people-with-an-ileostomy/)

I was founding convenor of a premier research group within the National Cancer Research Institute (2012-2016) – Lifestyle and Behaviour Change Research Group. My research with Teenage Cancer Trust has been cited in the England and Scotland national cancer strategies and raised in the Scottish parliament. As a research leader in my field, I am regularly invited to review for national and international research funding bodies.  I am a member of the editorial board of two international journals.

Academic Qualifications

Education  PhD  University of Sunderland  1997

Computing Science  MSc  University of Newcastle Upon Tyne  1993

Post-Graduate Certificate in Education University of York 1988

Sociology/Social Policy  BA Hons  University of Leeds  1986   

Teaching expertise

  • Supervisor of 12 PhD/MPhil/Clinical doctorate students (5 currently graduated)
  • External examiner for 9 PhD/MPhil students; Internal examiner for 2 students

Throughout my career, I have had several post-graduate course leadership responsibilities.  At UHI, I currently take responsibility for research-related topics on post-graduate and under-graduate teaching programmes. I am module lead for the ‘research dissertation’ module in the Advanced Nursing Practitioner Masters degree programme. I have a PGCE.

Keywords

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • health services
  • RT Nursing
  • primary care
  • BF Psychology
  • behavioural science
  • psycho-oncology
  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • cancer prevention

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