Lizzie Caperon


Lizzie Caperon is an academic researcher at the University of Leeds, UK, where she has worked since 2009. She is completing her PhD looking at interventions to improve dietary behaviour in Low and Middle Income countries [LMICs] to reduce incidence of non-communicable disease [NCDs] with a focus on diabetes in Nepal. She collaborated with HERD International, Nepal during her PhD work. Lizzie’s recent publications include a systematic review into dietary behaviour interventions in LMICs published in Health Psychology Review.


Research interests

Lizzie’s research interests span global health issues in LMICs and she has experience working on projects on TB and tobacco cessation in Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh and recently work on well-being in rural and urban parts of Zambia. Lizzie is interested in collaborations with those interested in NCDs, well-being, behaviour change and dietary behaviour as well as other global health topics.


  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Sociology and History, First Class. University of Warwick, UK
  • Master of Science Information Management, Distinction. University of Northumbria, UK
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA),

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Health Sciences