Linda Bauld

About Linda Bauld

Linda Bauld holds the Bruce and John Usher Chair in Public Health in the Usher Institute at the University of Edinburgh. Linda is a behavioural scientist whose research focuses on two main areas: the evaluation of complex interventions to improve health, and how research can inform public health policy. Since 2014, she has combined her academic role with a secondment to Cancer Research UK as their cancer prevention adviser. She is also currently an adviser to the Covid-19 Committee of the Scottish Parliament, a member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Post-Covid Futures Commission and co-investigator in a new MRC funded research programme to develop and evaluate asymptomatic Covid-19 testing in Universities and other workplaces.