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Dr Rebecca Harris

Senior Lecturer and Psychologist at the University of Bolton

Dr Rebecca Harris has most recently been working with The Big Lunch to assess the changing face of social interaction in the UK.

In 2013, she completed her PhD titled “Loneliness in Children and Adults: Physiological and Cognitive Mechanisms” at the University of Central Lancashire. Her main research interest is in the impact of loneliness on health. Her research examines the functional processes that underlie the link between loneliness and poor health.