Dr Andrew McAuley

Principal Scientist; Senior Research Fellow

Research Area


I am currently Senior Epidemiologist in the Sexual Health and Blood-Borne Virus Team at Health Protection Scotland and Senior Research Fellow within the School of Health & Life Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University. I have worked in the addictions field since 2005 and am a current member of the Scottish Government Partnership for Action on Drugs (PADS) Harm Reduction Group and a former member of the National Naloxone Advisory GroupI have led and collaborated on a number of peer-reviewed publications and recently completed my [part-time] PhD in 2017 with a thesis titled, ‘Lived experiences of take-home naloxone: an interpretative phenomenological analysis’. Past research projects have been supported financially by the Scottish Government, the World Health Organisation and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.