UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Study team

Pia Hardelid (principal investigator)

Portrait Pai Hardelid
Pia Hardelid is an epidemiologist at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. Pia is an expert in using routinely collected NHS data for child health research. Read more about Pia here: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=PHARD97

Tom Clemens (co-investigator)

Portrait Tom Clemens
Tom is a health geographer who has carried out research on the social and environmental determinants of health. Read more about Tom here: https://www.research.ed.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/tom-clemens(17c6515b-fd96-4915-bd59-dc18781fc5cb).html

Steve Cunningham (co-investigator)

Portrait Steve Cunningham
Steve is professor of paediatric respiratory medicine at University of Edinburgh. He leads a number of research partnerships to investigate and manage respiratory infection in preschool children. Read more about Steve here: https://www.ed.ac.uk/inflammation-research/people/principal-investigators/professor-steve-cunningham

Bianca De Stavola (co-investigator):

Portrait Bianca de Stavola
Bianca is professor of medical statistics at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. She is an expert in statistical methods for studying pathways of influence from early life exposures to later health outcomes. Read more about Bianca here: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=BLDES34

Chris Dibben (co-investigator)

Portrait Chris Dibben
Chris is professor of geography at the University of Edinburgh. He has expertise in small-area statistics and deprivation indices, the health effects of air pollution and health inequalities. Read more about Chris here: https://www.research.ed.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/chris-dibben(735e7d4d-da3d-4bfd-92a9-59136977101d).html

Alison Macfarlane (co-investigator)

Portrait Alison Macfarlane
Alison in professor in perinatal health at City, University of London. She has expertise in linking routinely collected NHS datasets for child and maternal health research. Read more about Alison here: https://www.city.ac.uk/people/academics/alison-macfarlane

Ai Milojevic (co-investigator)

Portrait Ai Milojevic
Ai is an assistant professor of environmental epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She carries out research on the health effects of environmental factors including outdoor and indoor air pollution, weather and temperature. Read more about Ai here: https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/people/milojevic.ai

Jonathon Taylor (co-investigator)

Portrait Jonathon Taylor
Jonathon is a building scientist at the University of Tampere. His research is focused on developing building physics models which can be used to predict how housing modifications, like double glazing installation, can impact exposures to air pollution, indoor damp, and high temperatures. Read more about Jonathon here: https://www.tuni.fi/en/jonathon-taylor

Linda Wijlaars

Portrait Linda Wijlaars
Linda Wijlaars is a data scientist at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and uses routinely collected administrative data for research into vulnerable children and families. Read more about Linda here: https://iris.ucl.ac.uk/iris/browse/profile?upi=LPMWI03