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.
· Lifecourse epidemiology
· Cohort studies
· Applied statistics
Presentations, Conferences and Courses
November 2013 HEALTHGRAIN forum summer meeting, Helsinki Finland.
Whole grain intake in the UK (The National Diet and Nutrition Survey).
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.
May 2013 Advanced Course on Dietary Assessment Methods, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
October 2012 European Child Cohort Network (EUCCONET) and Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS) conference, Paris, France. Poster
July 2012 Royal Statistical Society (RSS) Statistical Challenges in Lifecourse Research, Leeds, England, UK. Poster
March 2012 The Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research – An introduction to Structural Equation Modeling using Mplus, Manchester, UK
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.
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.
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