Chris Bridle is the Director of the Lincoln Institute for Health. Before taking up his current post in January 2015, Chris was Professor of Human Behavioural Science and Director of Research at Aberystwyth University (2012-14).
Chris received a PhD in Health Psychology from the University of Kent (2002) before working as a Research Fellow in the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York (2002-05). Subsequently, Chris worked at Warwick Medical School, initially in the Institute of Clinical Education as a Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology (2005-08), and then in the Clinical Trials Unit as Associate Professor (Reader) of Behavioural Interventions (2008-12).
Chris has expertise in the design, conduct and analysis or randomised controlled trials and evidence syntheses, particularly in relation to behavioural interventions. He has secured £15m in research funding in the last 10 years, with £4m as Chief Investigator, from funding organisations such as NIHR (Health Technology Assessment), ESRC and EU Horizon 2020 programme.
Health psychology; Behavioural medicine; Clinical trials; Systematic review; Evidence synthesis