Dr. Valerie Curtis London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

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Dr Val Curtis is Reader in Hygiene at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Director of the Environmental Health Group.
Val is a behavioural scientist who develops and tests interventions to change behaviour. Trained as an engineer, epidemiologist and anthropologist, she uses an approach known as... read moreBehaviour Centred Design to create and test interventions in hygiene, sanitation, nutrition, product development and other behaviour-related issues. Her background is in hygiene and sanitation and she is co-founder of the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap.
She teaches and consults on behaviour change with governments, international organisations and industry. She has published widely on hygiene, behaviour and disgust and is author of: Don’t Look Don’t Touch, the Science behind Revulsion (OUP 2013) and co-author of Gaining Control, how human behaviour evolved (OUP 2015).