Christopher Keyworth

Christopher Keyworth, PhD, CPsychol. FHEA


Personal profile


Chris is a Research Fellow at the NIHR Greater Manchester Patient Safety Translational Research Centre, based at the Manchester Centre for Health Psychology.

His core research interests are:

  • Applying evidence-based theory to understanding behaviour change (both patients and healthcare professionals)
  • Using psychological theory to develop and understand effective risk communication strategies
  • Healthcare professional-patient communication

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My collaborations

Professor Chris Armitage

Professor Rachel Calam

Dr Mary Tully

Dr Jo Hart

Dr Tracy Epton

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Chartered Psychologist (British Psychological Society), member of the Division of Health Psychology

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member of the UK Society for Behavioural Medicine

Committee member of UK Society for Behavioural Medicine Early Career Network

Member of the European Health Psychology Society


PhD Health Psychology (University of Manchester)

MSc Clinical and Health Psychology (University of Manchester)

BSc Psychology (Lancaster University)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures


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    Viktor Zolyomi (Editor in chief), Ashley Chessher (Member of editorial board), Sarah Fox (Member of editorial board), Christopher Keyworth (Member of editorial board), Sree Shankhachur Roy (Member of editorial board), Adam Valentine Sheridan Parry (Member of editorial board) & Alexander Ryan (Member of editorial board)


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