Faculty and Staff

Dr. Dorothy Newbury-Birch

Adjunct Professor

Department of Economics

d.newbury-birch@tees.ac.uk LinkedIn

Background

Research Areas: Alcohol related harm, Experimental criminology, Interventions for alcohol use disorders with young people, Interventions for alcohol use disorders in the criminal justice setting, Co-production public health evaluations with public health practitioners, Systematic reviewing

Dorothy Newbury-Birch was recognized as an Adjunct Professor of Economics at UNC Greensboro beginning in 2018.  She is a Professor of Alcohol and Public Health Research at Teeside University (Middlesbrough, England) and is based at the School for Social Sciences, Humanities and Law.  Dr. Newbury-Birch serves as the Strategic Director of the Centre for Crime, Harm Prevention and Security. She is an associate member of Fuse and a member of both the early life and adolescence and behavioural change programmes and the International Network for Alcohol and other drugs – INEBRIA.

Professor Newbury-Birch’s research focuses on work around reducing alcohol related harm in society, particularly for young people and those in various stages of the criminal justice system. She leads a team of researchers and students. She also works in partnership with individuals and practitioners to get evidence into practice. She has been involved in over 70 peer reviewed publications and reports as well as many other abstracts and letters and been awarded over £14 million in research grants.

Research and Awards

Evaluation of an early intervention programme for young persons with alcohol and drug misuse in Sunderland
Grant Name

Evaluation of an early intervention programme for young persons with alcohol and drug misuse in Sunderland

Issuing Body

Alcohol Research UK

Year(s)

2018

Alcohol and Smoking Brief Interventions – Behavioural Analysis Project
Grant Name

Alcohol and Smoking Brief Interventions - Behavioural Analysis Project

Issuing Body

Public Health England

Year(s)

2017

Interventions to reduce substance use by children and young people in Youth Offending Teams: RISKIT-CJS
Grant Name

Interventions to reduce substance use by children and young people in Youth Offending Teams: RISKIT-CJS

Issuing Body

NIHR PHR

Year(s)

2016

Development of a core outcome set for alcohol brief interventions: The ORBIT project
Grant Name

Development of a core outcome set for alcohol brief interventions: The ORBIT project

Grant Amount

Alcohol Research UK

Year(s)

2016

The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of alcohol brief interventions in reducing risky drinking in the high school setting with 14-15 year olds SIPS JR-HIGH
Grant Name

The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of alcohol brief interventions in reducing risky drinking in the high school setting with 14-15 year olds SIPS JR-HIGH

Grant Amount

NIHR PHR

Year(s)

2015