More information about the research can be found in the following publications:
Morton K, Towler L, Groot J, et al. Infection control in the home: a qualitative study exploring perceptions and experiences of adhering to protective behaviours in the home during the COVID-19 pandemic. BMJ Open 2021;11:e056161
Miller, S., Ainsworth, B., Weal, M., Smith, P. W., Little, P., Yardley, L., & Morrison, L. (2021). Process evaluations of a web-based intervention to increase handwashing during a pandemic: Moving Germ Defence from a randomised controlled trial to public dissemination. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(10).
Horwood, J., Chalder, M., Ainsworth, B., Denison-Day, J., De Vocht, F., Elwenspoek, M., ... & Yardley, L. (2021). Primary Care implementation of Germ Defence, a digital behaviour change intervention to improve household infection control during the COVID-19 pandemic: A structured summary of a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 22(1), 1-3.
Morton, K., Ainsworth, B., Miller, S., Rice, C., Bostock, J., Denison-Day, J., ... & Yardley, L. (2021). Adapting Behavioral Interventions for a Changing Public Health Context: A Worked Example of Implementing a Digital Intervention During a Global Pandemic Using Rapid Optimisation Methods. Frontiers in public health, 9.
Ainsworth, B., Miller, S., Denison-Day, J., Stuart, B., Groot, J., Rice, C., ... & Yardley, L. (2021). Infection control behavior at home during the COVID-19 pandemic: observational study of a web-based behavioral intervention (Germ Defence). Journal of medical Internet research, 23(2), e22197.
Gold, N., Hu, X. Y., Denford, S., Xia, R. Y., Towler, L., Groot, J., ... & Yardley, L. (2021). Effectiveness of digital interventions to improve household and community infection prevention and control behaviours and to reduce incidence of respiratory and/or gastro-intestinal infections: a rapid systematic review. BMC public health, 21(1), 1-15
Ainsworth, B., Steele, M., Stuart, B., Joseph, J., Miller, S., Morrison, L., Little, P., & Yardley, L. (2017). Using an Analysis of Behaviour Change to Inform Effective Digital Intervention Design: How Did the PRIMIT Website Change Hand Hygiene Behaviour Across 8993 Users? Annals of Behavioural Medicine, 51(3), 423-431.
Little, P., Stuart, B., Hobbs, F D R., Moore, M., Barnett, J., Popoola, D., Middleton, K., Kelly, J., Mullee, M., Rafter, J., Yao, G., Carman, W., Fleming, D., Stokes-Lampard, H., Williamson, I., Joseph, J., Miller, S., & Yardley, L. (2015). An internet-delivered handwashing intervention to modify influenza-like illness and respiratory infection transmission (PRIMIT): a primary care randomised trial. The Lancet, doi:org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60127-
Miller, S., Yardley, L., & Little, P. (2012). Development of an intervention to reduce transmission of respiratory infections and pandemic flu: measuring and predicting hand-washing intentions. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 17(1), 59-81
Yardley, L., Miller, S., Teasdale, E., & Little, P. (2011). Using mixed methods to design a web-based behavioural intervention to reduce transmission of colds and flu. Journal of Health Psychology, 16(2), 353-364.
Yardley, L., Miller, S., Schlotz, W., & Little, P. (2011). Evaluation of a Web-Based Intervention to Promote Hand Hygiene: Exploratory Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13(4), e107