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Claire Heard


Post Doctoral Research Assistant

Theme 2 - Improving the behavioural impact of communications

King's College London

Claire Heard is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London.  Her research focuses on the communication of health-related risk information and understanding how people use health-related information.  She investigates the factors which can affect how people perceive, understand and subsequently use such health information.  

Her previous research investigated the effects of three different presentational factors: format, language (e.g., emotionality) and layout (i.e., order and orientation).  Her recent research investigates assessing the impact of communication on the uptake of emergency first-aid training.