Christopher Eccleston is Professor of Medical Psychology at The University of Bath in the UK, where he directs the Centre for Pain Research. He is actively engaged in evidence-based medicine, and in science production and communication more broadly. He is Co-ordinating Editor for the Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Review Group, a member of the Co-ordinating Editors’ Executive, and sat for six years on a NICE Appraisal Committee. He is an active scientist and in addition to his work on evidence, his Group is active in four key discovery areas: neurobiological mechanisms of pain and analgesia; novel models and methods of supported self-management of long-term neurological and physical conditions; the psychology of physical symptoms; and paediatric chronic pain management. He is active in promoting quality in research commissioning, conduct, reporting, and use. In 2017 he published Embodied: the psychology of physical sensation, and in 2018 European Pain Management, both with Oxford University Press.