UCL Psychology and Language Sciences

Dr Jamie Brown

Dr Jamie Brown

Principal Research Associate

Behavioural Science and Health

Institute of Epidemiology & Health

Joined UCL
1st Nov 2010

Research summary

Dr Brown is a Principal Research Fellow of the Society for Study of Addiction and Deputy Director of the UCL Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group. He co-leads a programme of research to evaluate digital behaviour change interventions and manages the monthly population surveys, the ‘Smoking and Alcohol Toolkit Studies’. In over 90 publications on a variety of topics, a particular focus has been on tobacco control, including real-world monitoring and evaluation of e-cigarettes, harm reduction activity, and national tobacco policies and events. He has been invited to present his work on e-cigarettes at international conferences, to the UK regulatory authorities for medicines, and has co-authored a briefing to the UK all-party parliamentary pharmacy group. He is a co-author of Theory of Addiction (second edition) and ABC of Behaviour Change Theories, and an Assistant Editor at the journal Addiction.

Teaching summary





2016 - CRUK Principal Research Associate, UCL

2015 - Deputy Director, Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group, UCL

2013 - 2016 SSA Senior Research fellow, UCL

2010 - 2013 Research associate, UCL

2006 Research assistant, University of Cambridge,

2005 - 2006 Research assistant, University of Warwick


2010 - PhD, Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge

2005 - MA, Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge


Editor at Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group

Senior Editor at Addiction

Society for Study of Addiction

British Psychological Society

European Health Psychology Society

Experimental Psychology Society

Implicit Laboratory Association