Current work and interests
Kate is currently working on a project funded by the NIHR School of Public Health Research to investigate the feasibility of delivering financial incentives to promote walking, cycling and public transport use in a new housing development near Cambridge.
Background and experience
Kate’s interest lies in development and evaluation of interventions to increase physical activity. She completed her PhD at the Behavioural Science Group, University of Cambridge funded by the NIHR School for Primary Care Research. Her PhD focused on developing and testing the feasibility of a buddy intervention for promoting postnatal physical activity. Kate’s research experience prior to this examined the participant profile and public health potential of the Race for Life. She has also worked at the British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health, disseminating physical activity information to practitioners.
- MSc Physical Activity and Public Health – Loughborough University
- BSc Sport and Exercise Science – Loughborough University