Karen Maxwell

Glasgow Caledonian University

Dr Karen Maxwell is a qualitative researcher in the Substance Use Research Group at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU). She currently works on an NIHR-funded project investigating the impact of extended venue opening hours on alcohol-related harms in society. Karen has worked extensively in public health research, investigating social attitudes towards a wide range of public health topics. Karen’s research interests centre around gender and social inequalities in health, with previous research having focused on alcohol policy, sexual health, parenting, poverty, and women’s reproductive health. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of York, a MSc in Occupational Psychology from the University of Manchester and a PhD in Social and Public Health Sciences from the University of Glasgow.

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