Mark Beauchamp


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
Social Cognition
Older Adults

Relevant Degree Programs



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
Experimental Designs


Master's students
Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Any time / year round

Peer-Leadership and Physical Literacy Intervention with Children
Group-based Physical Activity for Older Adults
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.


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