Understanding the Moderate Drinking Students of Generation Sensible
- Start date: 1 April 2020
- End date: 31 March 2021
- Funder: Funded by a small grant from the University of Kent
- Primary investigator: Professor Adam Burgess (University of Kent)
- Co-investigators: Dr Henry Yeomans and Dr Laura Fenton (University of Manchester)
The ongoing decline in drinking amongst young people in England and Wales is well established but, as yet, unexplained. This exploratory study uses qualitative methods to seek to understand why drinking habits are changing. It concentrates upon students at UK universities and includes a particular empirical focus on non-drinking student societies.