Steering Group Research Interests
Robert Böhm To understand and improve human behaviors related to global challenges, such as preventing conflict and violence, eliminating infectious diseases, mitigating climate change, and improving human interaction with modern technologies
Eva Krockow The psychology of medical decision making and public health risk literacy, as well as collective intelligence approaches for optimising health-related decisions, health risk communication about antibiotic resistance and understanding core principles underlying more general decision making, cooperation and defection
Miroslav Sirota Psychology of antibiotics use (e.g., patients’ expectations of
antibiotics), public health communication concerning antibiotics, prescribers’ judgments and reasoning, public’s decision-making
concerning antibiotics
Lucie Byrne-Davis All aspects of health worker practice change e.g: prescribing changes, reviewing antimicrobials, expert-expert communication
Anica Buckel Cognitive and social factors of AMR; Intervention design (i.e. behaviour change). Focus on the agricultural livestock sector in LMICs (farm-level)
Daniel Carelli Bureaucratic politics and the history of governance over antimicrobial resistance; transnational administrative collaboration/coordination
Domingo Caro III Antimicrobial Resistance, Behaviour Change, Communication for development
Mark Chambers Visualisation tools to make the “invisible, visible” in order to change attitudes and behaviours towards IPC, thereby reducing reliance on antibiotics
Xinghui Chen Behavioural interventions in health
Andrew Colman Physician and patient risk assessment and decision making
Gloria Córdoba Patient /doctor comunnication, risk behaviour, prescribing style
Alicia Demirjian I lead the antimicrobial resistance and prescribing team at UKHSA and am a consultant in paediatric infectious diseases in a large London Trust. I am keen to share lessons learned and collaborate on projects addressing AMR.
Chris Eades Antimicrobial use in immunocompromised populations (particularly hematological malignancy); the interface between infection specialists and other specialty doctors
Benjamin Gardner Habits; automaticity; behaviour change; psychology
Mattis Geiger Develop measurement instruments for AMR related psychological constructs, such as AMR knowledge, opinions/action readiness, and AMR related behavior in different groups (general population, healthcare workers, farmers)
Marina Gross Health decision making, information seeking behavior, decision aids, delayed prescription
Niklas Harring Social dilemma perspective on the consumption of antibiotics; acceptance of policies and policy instruments
Jo Hart Health worker practice change, with special interests in education and training interventions, and health professional communication; in the UK and in low resource settings
Emily Holmes Use of Behavioural Economics to inform strategies to tackle AMR
Gerry Hughes Antimicrobial prescribing behavior; patient engagement/involvement in AMR/AMS; expanding use of qualitative methods in AMR/AMS research and within infection disciplines; dissemination of research to lay community; mixed methods research in infection
Angelos Kassianos determinants of uptake and resistance; behavioural approaches; behavioural interventions
Claire Kilpatrick Patient safety, Human factors, Infection prevention, Antimicrobial resistance, Behavior change, Global health, Public health, Social media
Lars Korn Behavior Change, Risk perceptions, Decision environment
Olga Kostopoulou Cognitive issues in doctors’ prescribing practices
Dube Kululeko AMR/ AMU surveillance; One Health
Pippa Lally Habits and behaviour change; interested how this applies in this area
Tiina Likki Intervention research; policy recommendations
Rachel McMullan Behaviour and workplace change to support AMR surveillance and stewardship and how this can be supported by professional learning
Lena Merkel AMR in sub-Saharan Africa, behavorial economics, experimental economics
Robert Murphy Interventions to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing
Bernard Okeah Antibiotics, vaccines, infectious diseases, infection prevention, behaviour change
Ruth Omani Application of socio-behavioral sciences to solve AMR and Science related problems
Kristina Osbjer One Health with a foucs on agri-food systems and animals
Olga Poluektova Behavioural aspects of antimicrobial prescription and use
Klajdi Puka Using behavioural science to improve antimicrobial stewardship
Brieze Read Patients’ expectations of antibiotics, public health communication concerning antibiotics, prescribes’ judgments and reasoning
Deirdre Robertson Currently researching behavioural predictors of antimicrobial prescribing in collaboration with a clinical team
Felicia Robertson Patient perspectives, motivations, risk assessment and decision making regarding antibiotics use. Public health communication and campaigns, policy design and collective action theory
Kevin Roche Optimization of antimicrobial stewardship in primary care settings
Björn Rönnerstrand Large-scale collective action. Interpersonal trust and confidence in political institutions and authorities. Altruism and egoism in the individual vaccination decision
Ana Santana Paula Health decision making, social interactions in antibiotic intake from a social dilemma perspective
Elisabeth Sievert Treatment expectations for antibiotics, doctor-patient interactions, decision aids
Carolyn Tarrant Impact of context, culture and systems on antibiotic use and infection management in healthcare; qualitative methods to diagnose problems, inform intervention design, and evaluate implementation
Andriana Theodoropoulou Patients’ expectations and antibiotic decisions, signal detection theory, public health communication concerning antibiotics, prescribers’ judgments and reasoning
Alistair Thorpe Patient expectations and antibiotic decisions, antibiotic health communication and education
Volker Thoma Behavior change, advice giving, human judgment processes
Sarah Tonkin-Crine Clinician behavior change and use of diagnostics
Rebecca Turner Optimization and implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship interventions in hospital-based care, healthcare professional practice
Lieve Vonken Promoting healthcare professionals to change their behavior to help curb AMR
Marta Wanat Designing and evaluating complex interventions aimed to improve antibiotic stewardship in primary care; special interest in penicillin allergy
Isabella Wagner Research on cognition-brain-microbiome interactions and how antibiotics affect microbially-derived neurotransmitters in the gut, and how this impacts brain & cognition
Erica Westwood Behaviour change in interventions for AMR in human and animal health
Wesal Zaman Behavioral change
Ning Zhang Currently focus on the interdisciplinary research of behavioral science and public health, with projects in nudging health behavior change and early cancer screening. Interesed in expanding the research into antimicrobial resistance and collaborate with other scholars in this line of research