Sophie completed a PhD project with the Behavioural Epidemiology programme which examined the role of factors that influence uptake and response to physical activity interventions. She left the Unit in September 2016.
Sophie developed her interest in the area of physical activity whilst studying the impact of active lifestyles on aspects of mental health as part her undergraduate degree and subsequent MSc. Sophie’s background is in health psychology, and before joining the Unit she gained a BSc (Hons) in Psychology at the University of Leeds. She has completed an MPhil in Public Health at the University of Cambridge, forming the first year of a 1+3 PhD scheme with the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR).