Dr Adam Fletcher
Adam joined the Cardiff School of Social Sciences in October 2012 having previously worked in the Faculty of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (2005-2012) and at the Institute of Education Social Science Research Unit (2004-5). He is an inter-disciplinary public health researcher with training in sociology (PhD LSHTM), social epidemiology (MSc Oxon) and social policy (BSc LSE).
Adam completed his MRC post-doctoral Health of the Public Fellowship project in 2011, which explored how young people's social networks at school influence their health. He is currently managing an NIHR-funded evaluation of a new whole-school restorative approach to health improvement in British secondary-schools which aims to reduce bullying and other aggressive behaviours. He is also a member of the DECIPHer UKCRC Public Health Research Centre of Excellence management team at Cardiff University.
Memberships / External Activities
Member of: British Sociological Association; Society for Social Medicine; UK Higher Education Academy (Fellow)
Research Advisory Groups: The Family Life Project (2007-2010), The sixteen18 Project (2009-2012), Towards Sustainable Healthy Lifestyles Interventions for Migrants (2012-2015) & The Danish National Centre for Social Research (SFI) (2013-)
Reviewer for: BMJ Open, Critical Public Health, Health Education & Behavior, Health, Risk & Society, Journal of Adolescence, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Social Science and Medicine, Sociology of Health and Illness, MRC, NIHR, Scottish Government Health Directorate, The Nuffield Foundation.
Recent invited conference/seminar presentations: International AIDS Conference 2012; Harvard School of Public Health; Centre for Evidence Based Intervention, University of Oxford; UCL Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health; Community HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategy (CHAPS) Conference 2011.
Introduction to Social Science Research (year one)
Social Research Methods (year two)
Dissertation supervision (year three)
Research Design in Practice