Dr Kypros Kypri

Behavioural Scientist


Kyp Kypri is a behavioural scientist interested in the influence of the social and physical environment on drinking behaviour, and in determining the effectiveness of strategies aimed at reducing unhealthy alcohol use and preventing alcohol-related harm. He received a PhD in public health from the University of Otago, New Zealand, in 2003. Since 2004 he has had joint appointments with the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and the Injury Prevention Research Unit at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Kyp has published several papers on the efficacy of web-based screening and brief intervention (e-SBI) in university primary care settings. His current research interests include the efficacy of universal e-SBI programs, design and analytic issues in the evaluation of e-SBI, the population effects of e-SBI, and application of e-SBI as routine preventive medicine.

Brawn Fellow, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, King & Watt St, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia