Rebecca Canham

Principal Scientist Human Factors

Rebecca is a Principal Scientist at IOM and Registered Health Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council. She has over 12 years research, training and consultancy experience spanning a variety of safety critical and high hazard industries, including healthcare, transport, utilities, energy and emergency services. Rebecca has designed, and implemented a wide range of research projects drawing on qualitative, quantitative and mixed method approaches. Project examples include systematic reviews of consumer food safety behaviours in the home (both amongst the general population and amongst immune compromised individuals); impact evaluations of interventions targeting enhancement of mental wellbeing amongst emergency service personnel; and consultation to inform development and finalisation of health related guidance documents. Much of her work has sought to enhance understanding of human behaviour in the context of public health or a given occupation.

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Qualifications:

  • MSc Health Psychology, Aston University, Birmingham, 2009 
  • BA Combined Honours Psychology and Sports Studies, The University of Northampton, 2007 
  • ‘Stage two’ Chartership in Health Psychology, British Psychological Society (supervised practice), 2017

Committee and Society Memberships:

  • Chartered member of the British Psychological Society and Division of Health Psychology

Research Interests:

  • Psychosocial impacts 
  • Public health 
  • Occupational health 
  • Organisational culture

 

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