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Research interests

Throughout her research career, Rosemary has been working in the field of health inequalities.  Smoking is one of the leading causes of inequalities of health and Rosemary’s current research focusses on tobacco control.  Rosemary’s analysis of tobacco sales data is contributing to analysis of the effectiveness of standardised packaging and tobacco taxation. 

Since joining the University of Bath Rosemary has explored the relationship between health inequalities and smoking through a review of international evidence on socioeconomic status and smoking, statistical analysis of English smoking prevalence by socio economic status and region and evaluations of the UK Stop Smoking Services. She has recently published on socioeconomic status and e-cigarettes.

Rosemary also has an interest in wellbeing. She added a ‘wellbeing’ element to a prospective study of long term outcomes of the English Stop Smoking Services. Previously Rosemary has studied the impact of climate change on urban environments and wellbeing.

Other former work has united Rosemary’s interests in health inequalities and the environment in terms of housing, neighbourhood, air pollution and transport.

Research interests

  • Health inequalities
  • Tobacco control
  • Tobacco sales
  • Wellbeing
  • Environment

Education/Academic qualification

Health inequalities, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Glasgow

1 Jun 19971 Jun 2001

Sociology, Master in Science, University of Surrey

1 Sep 200530 Sep 2006

Psychology, Bachelor of Arts

6 Oct 19921 Jun 1995

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Climate Change Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2014 2021

Research Output 2000 2018

2 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptions of cigarette pack inserts promoting cessation and dissuasive cigarettes among young adult smokers in the UK: a cross-sectional online survey

Moodie, C. S., Hiscock, R., Thrasher, J. & Reid, G., 5 Sep 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 9, e019662.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
37 Citations (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluating long-term outcomes of NHS stop smoking services (ELONS): a prospective cohort study

Dobbie, F., Hiscock, R., Leonardi-Bee, J., Murray, S., Shahab, L., Aveyard, P., Coleman, T., McEwen, A., McRobbie, H., Purves, R. & Bauld, L., 1 Nov 2015, In : Health Technology Assessment. 19, 95, p. 9-155 147 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Carbon Monoxide
26 Citations (Scopus)

Smoking patterns in Great Britain: the rise of cheap cigarette brands and roll your own (RYO) tobacco

Gilmore, A. B., Tavakoly, B., Hiscock, R. & Taylor, G., 1 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Public Health. 37, 1, p. 78-88 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)
28 Downloads (Pure)

Views from the coalface: what do English Stop Smoking Service personnel think about E-cigarettes?

Hiscock, R., Bauld, L., Arnott, D., Dockrell, M., Ross, L. & McEwen, A., 21 Dec 2015, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 12, 12, p. 16157-16167 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Tobacco Products
Electronic Cigarettes
Information Dissemination
25 Citations (Scopus)
114 Downloads (Pure)

E-cigarettes: Online survey of UK smoking cessation practitioners

Hiscock, R., Goniewicz, M. L., McEwen, A., Murray, S., Arnott, D., Dockrell, M. & Bauld, L., 21 Aug 2014, In : Tobacco Induced Diseases. 12, p. 1 - 9 9 p., 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Smoking Cessation
online survey
Tobacco Products