Centre for Public Health

Liverpool John Moores University

Public Health Institute - Liverpool John Moores University

World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Violence Prevention

Part of the Liverpool John Moores University

Ellie McCoy

Ellie McCoy

Research & Project Manager


areas of expertise

Ellie McCoy is the Research and Project Manager for the Research Engagement and Impact Team at the Public Health Institute. Ellie has ten years research experience of conducting original research, service evaluations and systematic reviews. Recent research projects include an evaluation of the Liverpool REST Centre for street drinkers, an evaluation of the Liverpool MARAC for victims of domestic abuse, and research commissioned by Alcohol Research UK to understand the alcohol harm paradox. Ellie’s research interests include health and wellbeing, health inequalities, drugs and alcohol use and treatment, and domestic abuse and women’s health. Ellie has experience of qualitative and quantitative methods and has conducted research with a range of groups including children and young people, substance users, offenders, prisoners, homeless people, victims of domestic abuse and practitioners and stakeholders. Ellie has also worked for the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System team, and before joining PHI, she worked as a specialist substance misuse worker. Ellie is the Health and Safety Officer for the Instutute and is the lead for PHI researcher safety training. She is also a member of the Faculty of Education, Health and Community Research Ethics Panel. Ellie also supervises Public Health MSc students and is currently providing supervision for an MPhil student. Ellie has a BSc in Applied Psychology (2005) and an MSc in Drug Use and Addiction (2007) both from Liverpool John Moores University.