Background and Aims. Depression and anxiety in working adults are prevalent and costly. Mental health promotion and prevention in workplaces is a collective responsibility but much of the evidence base focusses on the individual and much of the evidence comes from outside the UK.
Policy and practice in many areas of health and education have been informed by results from birth cohorts, which are longitudinal datasets that follow large numbers of individuals from birth and throughout their lives.
Public health interventions often seek to change the amount of time that people spend in particular behaviours, such as increasing physical activity or reducing sedentary behaviour, with the aim of enhancing health.
UEA is a research intensive university and is 10th in the UK for quality of research outputs (Times Higher REF 2014 analysis). At UEA, postgraduate researchers have the opportunity to become part of a supportive and engaging research community.