Paul Kelly


Paul has been a lecturer in Physical Activity for Health at the University of Edinburgh since August 2014 and is based at the Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC) led by Prof Nanette Mutrie MBE.
His primary research focus is the measurement of physical activity and the evaluation of walking and cycling interventions. Paul is a member of the Communication and Surveillance Expert Group for the 2018 Chief Medical Officer Physical Activity Guidelines update – if you have any thoughts on communicating physical activity for health to the public please get in touch!
Paul previously worked at the University of Oxford, where he completed a PhD (2010-2013) using wearable cameras to measure active travel and validate self-reported measures.
He joined the Board of Paths for All in October 2018.