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Research interests

I am the co-director with Isabel Oliver (Public Health England) of the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit on Evaluation of Interventions, and a member and co-investigator of NIHR School of Public Health Research and DeCIPHER (UKCRC Public Health Centre of Excellence for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement). 
My research programme focuses on infectious disease control and the epidemiology and public health consequences of drug use – with active research grants on prevention of Hepatitis C Virus, drug related mortality, and alcohol related harms.

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Research Output

Open Access
  • Alcohol use and cognitive functioning in young adults: improving causal inference

    Mahedy, L., Suddell, S., Skirrow, C., Fernandes, G. S., Field, M., Heron, J., Hickman, M., Wootton, R. & Munafò, M. R., 13 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Addiction.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Supervised Work

    Investigating glassware as a choice architecture intervention to reduce alcohol consumption

    Author: Troy, D., 16 Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Attwood, A. (Supervisor), Munafo, M. (Supervisor) & Hickman, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    Investigating the epidemiology of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in different settings around the world

    Author: Trickey, A., 28 Nov 2019

    Supervisor: Hickman, M. (Supervisor), Vickerman, P. (Supervisor) & May, M. T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    Investigating the Relationship between Anxiety and Alcohol Use: Observational and Experimental Evidence

    Author: Dyer, M., 23 Jan 2020

    Supervisor: Munafo, M. (Supervisor), Hickman, M. (Supervisor) & Heron, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)