Dr Britt Hallingberg

Dr Britt Hallingberg

Research Associate, Community Trials, DECIPHer

School of Social Sciences

Email:
hallingbergbe@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44(0) 29 2087 9164
Location:
1.16, 1-3 Museum Place

My research focuses on risk-taking behaviours in adolescence and takes an interdisciplinary perspective, crossing psychology, sociology and public health. I am particularly interested in young peoples' participation in organised activities (e.g. sports and extracurricular activities), the impact of participation on risk-taking behaviours and how organised activities can be used as interventions to improve young peoples' health and wellbeing. To support my interdisciplinary approach I use mixed methods, although I am experienced predominantly in quantitative methods using longitudinal datasets and experimental designs.

I have previously taught statistics and SPSS to psychology undergraduates, and the sociology of adolescent risk-taking behaviours to medical undergraduate students.

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