Faculty of Population Health Sciences

Popluation Health - Institute of Child Health

The UCL Institute of Child Health.

We seek to deliver outstanding research and teaching for improved human health. The unifying concept that informs our scholarship and educational activity is the life-course; our research elucidates the biological, behavioural and psychosocial processes operating across an individual’s life, and across generations, that affect the development and progression of disease.

Departments and institutes

Employment destinations

Some examples of career destinations of graduates from the faculty are shown below.*

Research programmes

Taught programmes

Data Analyst, Thomson Reuters
Information Analyst, Royal Marsden Hospital
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Cambridge University
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, London Women's Clinic
Consultant Gynaecologist, Watford General Hospital
Junior Parliamentary Assistant, Houses of Parliament
Scientist, AstraZeneca
Assistant Psychologist, Royal Free Hospital
Lecturer in Women's Health, University of Malta
Research Assistant, Oxford University
* All data taken from the 'Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education' survey undertaken by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), looking at destinations of UK and EU students in the 2012 graduating cohort six months after graduation.

Latest Population Health Sciences News

DNA helix

Gene variant that dramatically reduces ‘bad’ lipids

Research using data collected from around 4,000 healthy people in the UK has enabled scientists from UCL, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the University of Bristol  to identify a rare genetic variant that dramatically reduces levels of certain types of lipids in the blood.
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Published: Sep 17, 2014 10:00:00 AM