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Addiction and Mental Health Group (AIM) members

View the membership of the Addiction and Mental Health Group (AIM).

We are passionate about supporting, training and mentoring early-career researchers, rewarding excellence and open science, and involving people with lived experience at every step of the research process.

Research team


    Dr Tom Freeman

    Dr Tom Freeman coordinates the group and its three functional themes (research, public engagement and impact, clinical). He promotes the group and its representation within the University of Bath, the UK, and internationally.

    Public Engagement & Impact Director

    Dr Sally Adams

    Dr Sally Adams leads and co-ordinates the public facing profile of AIM, including press and marketing activities, digital media and educational outreach work. Additionally, Sally leads on the impact strategy of AIM, ensuring the translation from research to policy and practice.

    Research Director

    Dr Gemma Taylor

    Dr Gemma Taylor provides research leadership in AIM, embracing the range of disciplines represented, providing a coherent vision for research and training. Gemma champions the provision of high-quality research activities within the group, and co-ordinates and oversees research activity to ensure the strategic development and achievement of our objectives.

    Clinical Director

    Dr Jenny Scott

    Dr Jenny Scott is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice. Jenny advises on clinical aspects related to addiction research, and facilitates links with practitioners and services in the addictions field. Jenny advises on issues relating to the ordering, storage and handling of controlled drugs for research purposes, Good Clinical Practice, and randomised controlled trials.

Group members