UCL Central and Eastern Europe Health Research Group

International Research Projects

  • CHANCES: Consortium on Health and Ageing: Network of Cohorts in Europe and the United States)┬áis a collaborative large scale integrating project funded by the European Commission within the Seventh Framework Programme. Professor Martin Bobak is the lead researcher at UCL for this project.
  • BiomarCaRE: Biomarker for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Europe a research project funded by the European Commission with the Seventh Framework Programme. Professor Martin Bobak is the lead researcher at UCL for this project.
  • PrivMort: The Impact of Privatization on the Mortality Crisis in Eastern Europe is an Advanced ERC award held by Dr Lawrence King, University of Cambridge. Professor Michael Marmot and Professor Martin Bobak are the lead researchers at UCL for this study.
  • INEQCITIES: Socio-economic inequalities in mortality: evidence and policies in cities of Europe. This project partially financed by the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC) of the European Union. Dr Hynek Pikhart is the lead researcher at UCL for this project.
  • DRIVERS:Addressing the strategic Determinants to Reduce health Inequity Via Early childhood, Realising fair employment, and Social protection. Dr Hynek Pikhart is the lead researcher for the UCL component of this project.

Past Research Projects

  • MacArthur research network on Social Upheaval and Health.
  • A series of surveys of socio-economic and psychosocial predictors of self-rated health.
  • Studies of adult mortality in Russia during societal transformation.
  • Various studies of social and environmental influences on child health.

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