Prof Chris Bonell

Professor of Public Health & Sociology

United Kingdom


Department of Public Health, Environments and Society
Faculty of Public Health and Policy


Centre for Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health

Selected Publications

Determining the optimal strategy for reopening schools, the impact of test and trace interventions, and the risk of occurrence of a second COVID-19 epidemic wave in the UK: a modelling study.
Panovska-Griffiths, J; Kerr, CC; Stuart, RM; Mistry, D; Klein, DJ; Viner, RM; BONELL, C;
The Lancet Child & adolescent health
Harnessing behavioural science in public health campaigns to maintain 'social distancing' in response to the COVID-19 pandemic: key principles.
BONELL, C; Michie, S; Reicher, S; West, R; Bear, L; Yardley, L; CURTIS, V; Amlôt, R; Rubin, GJ;
Journal of epidemiology and community health
The sustainability of public health interventions in schools: a systematic review.
HERLITZ, L; MacIntyre, H; Osborn, T; BONELL, C;
Implementation science
Role theory of schools and adolescent health.
BONELL, C; Blakemore, S-J; Fletcher, A; Patton, G;
The Lancet. Child & adolescent health
Examining intervention mechanisms of action using mediation analysis within a randomised trial of a whole-school health intervention.
BONELL, C; ALLEN, E; OPONDO, C; WARREN, E; ELBOURNE, DR; STURGESS, J; Bevilacqua, L; McGowan, J; Mathiot, A; Viner, RM;
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Effects of the Learning Together intervention on bullying and aggression in English secondary schools (INCLUSIVE): a cluster randomised controlled trial.
BONELL, C; ALLEN, E; WARREN, E; McGowan, J; Bevilacqua, L; Jamal, F; LEGOOD, R; Wiggins, M; OPONDO, C; Mathiot, A; STURGESS, J; Fletcher, A; SADIQUE, Z; ELBOURNE, D; Christie, D; Bond, L; Scott, S; Viner, RM;
The Lancet
Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing.
Patton, GC; Sawyer, SM; Santelli, JS; ROSS, DA; Afifi, R; Allen, NB; Arora, M; Azzopardi, P; Baldwin, W; BONELL, C; KAKUMA, R; Kennedy, E; Mahon, J; McGovern, T; Mokdad, AH; PATEL, V; Petroni, S; Reavley, N; Taiwo, K; Waldfogel, J; Wickremarathne, D; Barroso, C; Bhutta, Z; Fatusi, AO; Mattoo, A; ... Viner, RM.
The three stages of building and testing mid-level theories in a realist RCT: a theoretical and methodological case-example.
Jamal, F; Fletcher, A; Shackleton, N; ELBOURNE, D; Viner, R; BONELL, C;
'Dark logic': theorising the harmful consequences of public health interventions.
BONELL, C; Jamal, F; Melendez-Torres, GJ; CUMMINS, S;
Journal of epidemiology and community health
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