Professor Susan Michie
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Susan Michie’s research is in health psychology and health services, focusing on the design, delivery, uptake and impact of behaviour change interventions.
Susan Michie, FMedSci, FAcSS is Professor of Health Psychology and Director of the Centre for Behaviour Change at University College London (www.ucl.ac.uk/behaviour-change). She is co-Director of NIHR’s Behavioural Science Policy Research Unit, leads UCL’s membership of NIHR’s School of Public Health Research and is an NIHR Senior Investigator.
Professor Michie’s research focuses on behaviour change in relation to health: how to understand it theoretically and apply theory to intervention development, evaluation and implementation. She has developed innovative methods for characterising and reporting interventions and for synthesising evidence about the effectiveness of complex interventions, working across disciplines such as information science, environmental science, computer science and medicine. Her research covers population, organisational and individual level interventions, including digital interventions. Examples include the Human Behavior Change Project (www.humanbehaviourchange.org) and Complex Systems for Sustainability and Health www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/environmental-design/research/research-projects/cussh.
She serves as an expert advisor to Public Health England and the UK Department of Health and Social Care, is Chair of the UK Food Standard Agency’s Social Sciences Advisory Committee and chaired the Academy of Social Science’s ‘Health of People’ project. Current editorial responsibilities include Associate Editor of Annals of Behavioral Medicine.