Kate works as a principal researcher for the healthy life mission.
Kate leads projects aimed at reducing the incidence of obesity and supports the mission director in ensuring methodological rigour and transparency across the mission.
After obtaining her PhD in Health Psychology from Loughborough University, Kate spent five years working in postdoctoral researcher roles at the University of Oxford, focussing on developing, implementing and evaluating behavioural interventions to improve public health. Her previous research has specifically focussed on evaluating the effectiveness of weight management interventions in primary care and mental health interventions in secondary schools.
Outside of work, Kate loves to spend time with her family. To relax she enjoys swimming, running and watching a bit of true crime.
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