Dr Robbie Duschinsky

University Lecturer at Department of Public Health & Primary Care, University of Cambridge

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University Lecturer, Department of Public Health & Primary Care, University of Cambridge

Dr Robbie Duschinsky is a University Lecturer in the Department of Public Health & Primary Care at the University of Cambridge. His research primarily focuses on children, families and theories of human behaviour, integrating approaches from psychology, sociology, history and philosophy.

He has published in a variety of journals, including articles in Sociology; Journal of Social Policy; Sociological Review; Nursing Inquiry; Philosophy;and Review of General Psychology.

Before taking up his current post in Cambridge in 2015, Dr Duschinsky was Research Lead, Research Ethics Coordinator and a Reader in the Department of Social Work & Communities at Northumbria University. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Gender Studies.

He is currently Principal Investigator on a New Investigator Award from the Wellcome Trust for research on debates in attachment theory and their implications for clinical and social welfare practice. As part of this project, his research has addressed young children’s emotion regulation, stress behaviours and capacities for self-management.

  • 11 May 2017, 6pm

    Behaviour and Health Research Unit Annual Lecture 2017

    The 2017 Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU) annual lecture will be given by Corinna Hawkes, Professor of Food Policy, City University. The subject will be "Tackling childhood obesity: Are we doing enough?"

  • 21 April 2016, 6pm

    Behaviour and Health Research Unit Annual Lecture 2016

    This year's Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU) Annual Lecture will be delivered by Linda Bauld, Professor of Health Policy, Director of the Institute for Social Marketing, and Dean of Research at the University of Stirling. The subject will be "Electronic cigarettes: a disruptive technology?"