Centre for Behaviour Change


Dr Neil Howlett


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Reader in Behaviour Change and Public Health


Dr Howlett's expertise focuses on combining theoretical behaviour change and applied public health research, to achieve community impact, and improve public health services. He has been a successful lead or co-applicant on nearly £5million of grants. A key current project is the NIHR-funded PHIRST grant, for which he is leading evaluations on COVID-19/Vaccine champions in Southampton and Green Health Partnerships in Scotland. Dr Howlett has extensive experience of synthesising evidence on the most effective behaviour change techniques for different groups and behaviours. Neil’s work in the CBC focuses on the NIHR-funded Policy Research Unit

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