Kay Mann
Research Assistant/PhD student

  • Email: kay.mann@ncl.ac.uk
  • Address: Institute of Health & Society
    Newcastle University
    Sir James Spence Institute, Level 4
    Royal Victoria Infirmary
    Queen Victoria Road
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 4LP


MMathStat (2010) Mathematics and Statistics, Newcastle University  

I am currently studying for a PhD in nutritional epidemiology 

Roles and Responsibilities 

Since completion of my masters degree with a dissertation in epidemiology and statistics I have continued to work on the Newcastle Thousand Families Study with Dr Mark Pearce.

I currently offer support to PhD, MSc and Newcastle work experience students and co-supervise masters level projects. 

 Research Interests

Ø  Lifecourse epidemiology 

Ø  Cohort studies

Ø  Applied statistics 

Presentations, Conferences and Courses

Ø August 2013 European Congress of Epidemiology (EUROEPI), Aarhus, Denmark.
Lifecourse predictors of psychological well-being at age 49-51yeas in the Newcastle Thousand Families Study. 

Ø May 2013 Advanced Course on Dietary Assessment Methods (acdam), Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.

Ø October 2012 European Child Cohort Network (EUCCONT) and Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS) conference, Paris, France. Poster

Ø July 2012 Royal Statistical Society (RSS) Statistical Challenges in Lifecourse Research, Leeds, England, UK. Poster  

Ø  September 2011 Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD), Portland, Oregon, USA. 
Standardized birth weight predicts psychological well-being age 49-51 years in the Newcastle
Thousand Families Study.

Ø  August 2011 International Epidemiology Association (IEA) World Congress of Epidemiology, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Lifecourse predictors of physical activity at age 50 years in the Newcastle Thousand Families Study.

Ø  October 2010 Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe (CELSE).


I work in collaboration with researchers at the Menzies Health Research Institute, Darwin on the Australian Aboriginal Birth Cohort (ABC) after obtaining a collaborative travel grant from the Royal Society.


Lectures and Seminars

MRes in Medical and Molecular Biosciences (Module: Clinical Epidemiology) 

Lecture and Seminar in Measuring Disease Frequency