Mark Beauchamp

Professor

Research Classification

Social Determinants of Health
Health Promotion
Quality of Life and Aging
Mental Health and Society

Research Interests

Physical Activity
Health Psychology
Exercise Psychology
Sport Psychology
Group Processes
Leadership
Intervention
Social Cognition
Older Adults
Children

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Biography

Mark Beauchamp is a Professor in the School of Kinesiology at The University of British Columbia, Canada. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Birmingham (UK). His research primarily focuses on the social psychology of groups within health, exercise, and sport settings. He is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). He is currently Associate Editor for Psychology and Health and is on the editorial boards for several other journals. He is also the Associate Dean for Research within the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia.

Research Methodology

Randomized Controlled Trials
Systematic Reviews
Observational Designs
Qualitative Research
Meta-analysis
Experimental Designs

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Master's students
Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Any time / year round
2017
2018
2019
2020

Peer-Leadership and Physical Literacy Intervention with Children; Group-based Physical Activity for Older Adults; Teamwork; Physical Activity and Health Promotion Interventions

I support public scholarship, e.g. through the Public Scholars Initiative, and am available to supervise students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with external partners as part of their research.
I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.
I am open to hosting Visiting International Research Students (non-degree, up to 12 months).
I am interested in hiring Co-op students for research placements.

Great Supervisor Week Mentions

Each year graduate students are encouraged to give kudos to their supervisors through social media and our website as part of #GreatSupervisorWeek. Below are students who mentioned this supervisor since the initiative was started in 2017.

 

Dr. Beauchamp has exceeded any hopes or expectations I had about a PhD supervisor. From day one, Dr. Beauchamp has encouraged me to pursue a line of research that I am truly passionate about. He has created an environment that is the perfect blend--fostering independence, while always providing the time and support we students need to be successful. I can honestly say that there is no way I would have been able to achieve the goals I had for my PhD without him.  I feel very grateful for his support and can only hope to pass on what I have learned from him to my future pupils.

Desmond McEwan (2017)

 

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