Jennifer Ferrar is a Senior Research Associate in the Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group in the School of Psychological Science at the University of Bristol. She uses quantitative and qualitative methods to research physical and mental health.
After working in clinical trials investigating treatments for memory and mood disorders, her PhD focused on the biological and psychological motivations underlying beverage consumption.
Following her PhD, her research has primarily focused on developing portion size interventions and understanding the relationships between eating and smoking behaviour. More recently, she has been involved in the development of brief cognitive tasks for real-world trials and of interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm.