Dr Duncan Stewart has a background in sociology with long standing research interests in treatment approaches for people with drug and/or alcohol problems. He leads a portfolio of work on ageing, multimorbidity and alcohol consumption.
Duncan’s research interests are on the organisation and delivery of services for people for whom drug or alcohol use has impacted on their health or other aspects of their lives. This includes evaluation of existing interventions and development and trialling of new ones. His current research focus is alcohol consumption among older people with multiple long term conditions. He has worked on a wide range of research projects including qualitative studies, systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials, longitudinal surveys and the development of assessment instruments.
Duncan is interested in supervising PhD students in the following areas: alcohol consumption and multimorbidity in older adults; health service interventions for alcohol related problems; treatment services for drug and alcohol use problems; dual diagnosis.