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Dr Paul Whybrow

Dr Paul Whybrow

Dr Paul Whybrow
BSc, MA, PhD

Senior Research Associate in Qualitative Research (RCS)

Office 4.07
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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+44 (0) 117 928 7364


I am a medical sociologist interested in the organisation of healthcare and combined research methods. My doctoral thesis (Heriot-Watt 2014), was a mixed methods analysis of environmental variations in physical activity attainment, funded by an ESRC CASE studentship with NHS Lothian.

Previously, at the Univeristy of Newcastle, I conducted qualitative research as part of a randomised controlled trial (RCT) funded by NIHR ( I also worked on two qualitative investigations exploring different aspects of caring for people with arthritis.  

In 2015, I joined the QuinteT team lead by Professor Jenny Donovan to working on By-Band-Sleeve, a surgical RCT comparing three types of weight-loss surgery ( 

Additionally I am a committee member of the British Sociological Association, Medical Sociology Group.



Bristol Medical School (PHS)

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