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

Karl Ferguson

position: PhD Student

Contact Details

email:
phone: 0141 353 7500

Address

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

Biography and Interests

Karl graduated with 1st class honours in Sociology from Queen’s University Belfast, winning several awards including the Lockheed Prize for first in class 2015 and a Q-Step Dissertation award for research design (‘The Social Determinants of Cognitive Decline in Early Old Age’).  Karl joins the unit directly from undergraduate level to undertake a PhD focused on evaluating the determinants of problematic alcohol behaviours using causal diagram methods.  He is supervised by Jim Lewsey, Daniel Smith and Mark McCann.