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Our Research and Evaluation Reports

Here you can find our research and evaluation reports. Drinkaware undertakes innovative research to inform our resources and information, and we evaluate our work both through internal data monitoring and commissioning of external evaluators.


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Drinkaware Monitor 2019 Drinking behaviours and peer pressure

Drinking behaviour | Peer pressure | Drinkaware Monitor | Survey

The Drinkaware Monitor 2019 surveyed three representative samples of UK, Scottish, and Welsh adults, aged 18-85, online between 11th and 18th July 2019, to investigate drinking behaviours, and attitudes and experiences of peer pressure to drink (or to drink more than initially intended).

Drink Free Days 2018 Campaign Evaluation

Midlife drinking | Moderation and Cutting Back | Survey | Evaluation

The Drink Free Days campaign was launched in September 2018 and targeted midlife men and women (aged 40-64), drinking routinely in the home and over the low risk drinking guidelines . Find the…

Drinkaware website Independent Review

Intervention | Digital Resource | Risk information | Evaluation

Drinkaware sought a supplier to carry out an impartial and objective appraisal of its website accuracy, following criticism in late 2018 related to the launch if its Drink Free Days campaign. This…

Delivering alcohol brief advice in supermarkets

IBA | Moderation and Cutting Back | Intervention | Evaluation

Again in 2019 we partnered with ASDA to deliver alcohol identification and brief advice (IBA) to customers in supermarkets across the country.

Drinkaware Website User Survey 2018

Digital Resource | Survey

Understanding our audience helps us improve the tools, information and resources people need to make better choices about their drinking, which is why we routinely ask our website users their views of

Drinkaware Crew venue and customer views

Intervention | Night Time Economy | vulnerabilty awareness training | nightlife | Evaluation

Research on the impact of Drinkaware Crew in reducing vulnerability in the night-time economy.

Which message is most engaging?

Alcohol Harm | Moderation and Cutting Back | Risk Information | Control Study

We worked with researchers at the Behavioural Insights Team, Public Health England and Warwick Business School to find out how different messages on our website engaged audiences in different ways

Drinkaware brief alcohol advice in the community

Intervention | IBA | Qualitative Research | Evaluation

Researchers from the University of Sunderland evaluated Drinkaware’s pilot of delivering alcohol identification and brief advice (IBA) and published the findings in the journal BMC Health Services Research

Understanding drinking among midlife men: a systematic review

Male Drinking | Midlife Drinking | Literature Review

We worked with researchers from Keele University, London South Bank University and the University of Sunderland to review research studies published 1995-2018 into the drinking experiences and views of midlife men in the United Kingdom

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