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Dr Emma Norris

Dr Emma Norris
Lecturer in Public Health

Mary Seacole Open Plan Office

Summary

Dr Emma Norris is a Lecturer in Public Health, within the Department of Health Sciences and Co-Chair of the Health Behaviour Change Research Group.

Dr Norris is a researcher in behaviour change and health psychology, exploring evidence synthesis of behaviour change interventions, as well as development and assessment of physical activity, smoking cessation and digital interventions. Before joining Brunel, Dr Norris was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Behaviour Change at University College London working on the Human Behaviour-Change Project: synthesising published literature on behaviour change using machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. Dr Norris' PhD tested Virtual Field Trips as physically active lesson interventions for primary-school children.

Dr Norris is also an advocate for Open Science. She established and Chairs Brunel's Open Research Working Group and is Brunel's UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN) Local Network Lead. She is also interested in designing behaviour change interventions to facilitate Open Science behaviours in researchers.

Dr Norris is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). She is Co-Chair of the European Health Psychology Society’s Open Science Special Interest Group. Emma sits on the Editorial Board for BMC Public Health & Cogent Psychology.

Follow Dr Norris' research and updates on Twitter: @EJ_Norris

Qualifications

PhD, University College London (2017): Virtual Field Trips as physically active lessons for children.

MSc Health Psychology, University College London (2012).

BSc Psychology, Brunel University (2010).

Responsibility

Course Director of MSc Public Health & Behaviour Change (online)

Chair of Brunel Open Research Working Group; UK Reproducibility Network Local Network Lead

Co-Chair of Health Behaviour Change Research Group

Divisional Admissions Lead & Academic Misconducts Co-Lead

Newest selected publications

Norris, E., Sulevani, I., Finnerty, AN. and Castro, O. (2022) 'Assessing Open Science practices in physical activity behaviour change intervention evaluations'. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine, 8 (2). pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 2055-7647 Open Access Link

Journal article

Jackson, S., Brown, J., Norris, E., Livingstone-Banks, J., Hayes, E. and Lindson, N. (2022) 'Mindfulness for smoking cessation (Review)'. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2022 (4). pp. 1 - 96. ISSN: 1465-1858 Open Access Link

Journal article

Parsons, S., Azevedo, F., Elsherif, MM., Guay, S., Shahim, ON., Govaart, GH., et al. (2022) 'A community-sourced glossary of open scholarship terms'. Nature Human Behaviour, 6 (3). pp. 312 - 318. ISSN: 2397-3374 Open Access Link

Journal article

Daly-Smith, A., Morris, JL., Norris, E., Williams, TL., Archbold, V., Kallio, J., et al. (2021) 'Behaviours that prompt primary school teachers to adopt and implement physically active learning: a meta synthesis of qualitative evidence'. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 18 (1). pp. 151. ISSN: 1479-5868 Open Access Link

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