Olivia Maynard is a Lecturer in the School of Psychological Science at the University of Bristol. She holds an ESRC New Investigator Grant to conduct her research on healthy behaviour change, with a focus on tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug use.
Olivia is Co-Director of the University of Bristol Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group and is an Associate Editor for the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. She is Chair of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Policy Research Network and has experience advising government departments, including the UK Department for Health and Social Care and the Colombian Ministry of Health. She holds an Academic Fellowship with the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and has previously worked in the Cabinet Office Behavioural Insights Team.