Kathleen Morrison

Kathleen joined the SCPHRP team as a research assistant in 2017 and has since been involved in a variety of projects. Kathleen has played a central role in developing the Our Outdoors project, which is a large scale citizen science project which aims to explore the effects of shared outdoor spaces on health and wellbeing. She is also involved in a number of intervention development and evaluation projects which include Stand Up for Health and the evaluation of the Enhanced Health Visiting Pathway which has been implemented across Scotland.

Growing up in the Outer Hebrides, Kathleen developed a strong interest in community-based public health and community engagement. Kathleen is also interested in exploring the relationships between the environment and health with a particular focus on the effects of planning policies on public health.

Kathleen gained a BSc(Hons) in Neurosciences from the University of Dundee followed by a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Edinburgh.

Contact Kathleen at kathleen.morrison@ed.ac.uk