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Wendy is based in the Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research. Her research interests include problem substance use, harm reduction, homelessness, and exploring the use of nature-based interventions to support mental health and problem substance use. She is also interested in theory-based evaluation methods, in particular realist evaluation.

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Parkes, T., Carver, H., Masterton, W., Booth, H., Ball, L., Murdoch, H., Falzon, D., Pauly, B.M. and Matheson, C., 2021. Exploring the Potential of Implementing Managed Alcohol Programmes to Reduce Risk of COVID-19 Infection and Transmission, and Wider Harms, for People Experiencing Alcohol Dependency and Homelessness in Scotland. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(23), p.12523.

Masterton, W., Park, K., Carver, H. and Parkes, T., 2021. Greenspace programmes for mental health: A survey study to test what works, for whom, and in what circumstances. Health & Place, 72, p.102669.

Miler, J.A., Carver, H., Masterton, W., Parkes, T., Maden, M., Jones, L. and Sumnall, H., 2021. What treatment and services are effective for people who are homeless and use drugs? A systematic ‘review of reviews’. PloS one, 16(7), p.e0254729.



University of Stirling

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