Our research teams
We are able to bring together cross-disciplinary research teams to suit the scope of individual projects.
Key colleagues working with Carnegie Great Outdoors on recent projects include:
Dr Chris Kay
Dr Eric Brymer
ReaderEric Brymer is a Reader at Leeds Beckett University, UK. He specialises in researching the reciprocal nature of wellbeing outcomes from nature-based activities. He holds a PhD in Psychology with Outdoor and Adventure Studies, a Master’s degree in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology and post graduate degrees in Education and Business. He also holds international research positions in health and outdoor studies. Eric has been involved in the outdoor and adventure field for over 30 years.
Head of Subject
Head of Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Louise has a diverse applied work profile alongside her academic role. With a background in clinical dietetics she has a particular interest in the practical application of sport dietetics in elite and extreme environments.
Dr John Allan
John is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Outdoor Education (OE). As an academic and outdoor practitioner, he leads undergraduate courses and modules on Masters programmes in OE. His area of research centres on positive psychology and resilience building through adventure.