UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care
Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health



UCL Populations and Lifelong Health Domain Symposium - 8th May 2018

The Department was well represented at this year’s population domain symposium, with several oral and poster presentations. Camille Lassale was awarded the prize for the best ECR oral presentation for her paper ‘Inflammatory markers are associated with age-related hearing impairment: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing’, and Andrea Smith was highly commended for her poster entitled ‘Food fussiness and food neophobia share a common aetiology in early childhood’.

Published: May 9, 2018 10:46:42 AM

Belief in Fake Causes of Cancer is Rife

Mistaken belief in mythical causes of cancer is rife, according to new research from UCL and the University of Leeds.

Published: Apr 26, 2018 10:40:18 AM

CanTest Population Research Catalyst award

Yoryos Lyratzopoulos and the ECHO Research Group are leading the UCL component of a 5-year £5,000,000 multi-institutional grant from Cancer Research UK. It involves another 3 UK institutions (Cambridge, Exeter and Leeds) and 4 international partners in Melbourne (Australia), Seattle (U.S.), Houston (U.S.) and Aarhus (Denmark).

Published: Feb 13, 2018 10:44:50 AM

International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP) Phase 2

The Epidemiology of Cancer Healthcare and Outcomes (ECHO) Research Group led by Yoryos Lyratzopoulos (Behavioural Science and Health) has been awarded a 2 year grant for £360,000 jointly with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for the ICBP Cancer Patient Care Pathways module. It will examine variations in care pathways to diagnosis and treatment across jurisdictions studied by the ICBP in 8 countries and 3 continents.

Published: Feb 13, 2018 10:41:11 AM

Artificial sweeteners in health and obesity

Clare Llewellyn (Behavioural Science and Health) is part of an Horizon 2020 consortium that has been awarded €8,987,597 over 5 years to examine the role of non-nutritive sweeteners (artificial sweeteners) in health and obesity.

Published: Feb 13, 2018 10:38:37 AM


Using Ecological Momentary Assessment to Identify Within-Person Influences on Health-Related Behaviours: A Workshop to Inform Cancer Prevention Research at UCL and Beyond

We are delighted to invite you to a cross-disciplinary workshop which aims to introduce different applications of Ecological Momentary Assessment for cancer prevention research and to encourage the formation of cross-disciplinary research projects. The workshop is funded by the UCL Grand Challenges scheme and is open to anyone with an interest in intensive longitudinal research methods. We particularly encourage early-career researchers and doctoral students across UCL and beyond.

Starts: Oct 12, 2018 2:00:00 PM