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Dr Beki Langford

Dr Beki Langford

Dr Beki Langford
BA, MA, PhD, PhD(Dunelm)

Senior Research Associate

Area of research

Children and young people's public health

Office Room 4.02
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7353

Research summary

Beki’s research focuses on children and young people’s public health, with a particular emphasis on educational settings. She recently completed a Cochrane systematic review into the effectiveness of the World Health Organization’s Health Promoting Schools framework. She is currently leading the process evaluation of the Filter FE challenge – an NIHR-funded feasibility trial to reduce uptake of smoking in students in Further Education settings. She has also conducted qualitative research with secondary school teachers, examining the links between student health and education. Beki is a co-author on an on-going Cochrane review into multiple risk behaviours in young people. She has ...

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Beki Langford is a Senior Research Associate with the DECIPHer (Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement), a UKCRC Public Health Research Centre of Excellence in the School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol.

Beki is a medical anthropologist with expertise in combining qualitative and quantitative methods. Her research interests include children and young people’s public health, health inequities and intervention development and evaluation.

She has experience in a wide range of qualitative methods including semi-structured interviews, focus groups, observations and ethnography.

Her research focuses primarily on health promotion in educational settings (schools and further ...

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