Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


New Investigator Grants awarded to EPH staff

18 October 2017

Two researchers in the Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health have been awarded New Investigator Grants from the

ESRC_LOGO esrc.ac.uk/" target="_blank">ESRC. New Investigator Grants support junior academics to become independent researchers. Dr. Rebecca Lacey will be investigating early life adversity, its clustering and associations with life course health. Dr. Afshin Zilanawala plans to examine nonstandard work schedules in the UK and their health implications for children and parents. From 131 proposals, Dr Lacey and Dr Zilanawala's proposals are two of only eleven funded thus far under the scheme. Both projects have received funding in the region of £300,000, and will commence in January 2018. Rebecca and Afshin will be mentored by Prof. Yvonne Kelly. Congratulations to both!   Read more