Saphsa Codling

Saphsa has been employed at the Behaviour and Health Research Unit since September 2013 as a research assistant. Since that time she has completed a postgraduate degree in Psychosocial Studies at the University of East London, having previously completed an undergraduate degree in Psychology.

Her work so far has included surveying school-aged children in three studies relating to e-cigarettes; a lab study looking at the impact of increasing the availability of healthier vs. less healthy food on food selection; and a lab study on the impact of calorie labels, and health warning labels on drink selection. She is currently managing a study on wine bottle-size.


  1. Vasiljevic, M., St John Wallis, A., Codling, S., Couturier, D. L., Sutton, S., & Marteau, T. M. (2018). E-cigarette adverts and children’s perceptions of tobacco smoking harms: an experimental study and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 8(7), e020247. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020247