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Kerstin Frie


DPhil Student

I am a DPhil student in Primary Health Care under the supervision of Professor Paul AveyardProfessor Susan Jebb and Dr Jamie Hartmann-Boyce

My research focusses on the development and testing of a behavioural weight loss intervention based on self-regulation theory. The intervention aims to help people control their weight through self-monitoring of weight, behaviour reflection and action-planning. My research is funded through the CLAHRC and the Oxford-Wolfson Marriott-Primary Health Care Graduate Scholarship.

My background lies in the field of psychology. In 2015, I graduated with a first class BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Duesseldorf, Germany. Prior to beginning this DPhil, I completed the MSc in Social Cognition at University College London.