From February 2017, information about the work of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow is available and updated on the University of Glasgow website.

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Staff Member Biography

Felicity Hayball

Felicity Hayballposition: PhD Student

Contact Details

phone: 0141 353 7534


MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit,
University of Glasgow,
Top floor,
200, Renfield Street
G2 3QB

Biography and Interests

Felicity graduated at the top of her class from the University of West of England with a First Class BSc (Hons) in Equine Sports Science. She then completed an MSc by Research the following year at The University of Gloucestershire. Her Masters focused on transferable skills in sport in female adolescents. Felicity joined the unit in September 2013 as a PhD research student. She is exploring whether the physical and social environment influences physical activity levels in children. She is supervised by Prof.  Anne Ellaway, Dr. Paul McCrorie, Dr. Ann-Marie Knowles and Dr. Alison Kirk.



Hayball F, Kirk A, McCrorie P, Gibson A, Ellaway A. Exploring children’s perceptions of their local environment in relation to time spent outside. Children & Society 2017;[epub ahead of print]

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