Dr Kathryn Robb

Name: Kathryn Robb
Email: k.robb@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Dr Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 1940 internal x 41940
Position: Cancer Research UK Post-doctoral Fellow Fax: +44 (0)20 7813 0242
Department: Epidemiology & Public Health, Div of Population Health Address: Health Behaviour Research Centre, 1 - 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB
Research Theme: Cancer, Population Health
Web Page: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hbrc

Research & Teaching Profile

Research Interests: 1) perceptions of cancer risk; 2) public understanding of cancer; 3) cancer communication; 4) early detection of cancer
Research Description: Dr Robb has a Cancer Research UK Post-doctoral Research Fellowship to investigate analytic and emotional information processing and their implications for improving early detection cancer communications. She is also involved in the development of the Cancer Awareness Measure and in examining factors related to uptake of bowel cancer screening particularly among more deprived and ethnic minority groups
UCL Collaborators: Prof Jane Wardle; Dr Anne Miles; Emily Power; Dr Jo Waller
External Collaborators: Prof Wendy Atkin; Dr Ellen Peters; Prof Amanda Ramirez; Dr Joan Austoker; Dr Clare Bankhead; Dr Una MacLeod
Conditions: Early detection of cancer; colorectal cancer screening; health inequalities
Methods: Psychosocial research; population surveys; qualitative methods
Keywords: cancer awareness; cancer communication; cancer screening; early detection; information processing; risk perception
Education Interests: Health psychology
Education Description: Dr Robb teaches Risk Perception on the UCL MSc in Health Psychology. She also supervises and co-supervises MSc and PhD students
Publications List: Generated from the UCL research publications database.

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