Laura Tirman

Laura joined SCPHRP in October of 2016 to develop and test the Stand Up for Health programme aimed at reducing sedentary behaviour in call centres. She has been conducting qualitative work with Ipsos MORI call centre in Leith to develop, test, and refine the intervention. Laura is also involved in SCPHRP’s Our Outdoors project, a UK-wide citizen science project that aims to collect data on the way different outdoor spaces affect people’s physical and mental wellbeing.
Laura holds a BSc in Biological Sciences from the University of California Santa Barbara and a Master of Public Health from the University of Edinburgh. Previous work experience includes working as an AmeriCorps member writing grants and developing afterschool networks in Montana, USA. Laura has experience in qualitative research and intervention development. Her main areas of interest are social and emotional wellbeing, specifically related to young people and being outdoors in nature.
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