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Professor Mark Tully

Research Director

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School of Medicine


Institute of Nursing and Health Research


Room 01D116 Shore Road Newtownabbey Co. Antrim BT37 0QB



Mark Tully is the interim director of the Institute of Mental Health Sciences and a Professor of Public Health at Ulster University.

Prof Tully’s research focuses on addressing population levels of physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour, which are major causes of poor physical and mental wellbeing. His research includes interventions targeting older adults and socio-economically disadvantaged communities. In addition, he is interested in the effects of changes in the built environment on behaviours.