Dr Moira Plant

Emeritus Professor of Alcohol Studies

Research Area

Women alcohol and mental health


Moira Plant is Emeritus Professor of Alcohol Studies at the University of West of England in Bristol UK and Adjunct Professor at Curtin University Perth Australia.  Moira’s main interests include women alcohol and mental health, drinking in pregnancy and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.  She has published on these and related subjects in peer reviewed journals and books.  Moira was the UK lead on the Gender Alcohol and Culture: An International Project (GENACIS) which now includes over 40 countries worldwide.  She has acted as consultant to the World Health Organisation, the UK and other governments, the Centre for Addiction Research & Education Scotland (CARES) and is a UK consultant to the US Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD).  Moira is a psychotherapist and trains and supervises counsellors.