Areas of Interest: brief intervention,randomised control trials, patient and public involvement in research,consensus,managed alcohol program,harm reduction,policy, understanding change

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Description: Gillian is a Chartered Psychologist and has been a researcher in the addiction field since 2005. She currently works for Inspire and Ulster University as an embedded researcher working on addiction and wellbeing projects in the community (including around homelessness and health in the creative industries). She also works for Teesside University as the Project Manager on the Outcome Reporting in Brief Intervention Trials: Alcohol project which aims to create an international minimum data standard for alcohol brief intervention trials in all areas. I have also published under my maiden name (Smith).