Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care


Alexis Karamanos 

Email: alexis.karamanos.13@ucl.ac.uk


Research interests:

Social determinants of child and adolescent development

The role of societal contexts in child development

Ethnic inequalities in health

Life course Epidemiology

Current research:

My PhD investigates the influence of primary school environments on socio-emotional well-being and language development of children in England, Wales and Scotland, using longitudinal data from the Millennium Cohort Study and the National Pupil Database.



2015-2018: ESRC PhD studentship in Lifecourse Epidemiology, International Centre for Lifecourse Studies, University College London.

2014-2015: Research Assistant conducting analysis in DASH MRC study, King’s College London


  • 2013-2014: MSc Social Epidemiology, University College London (Distinction)
  • 2007-2012: BA (Hons) Political Science and Public Administration, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (First Class)


2013-2014: Onassis Foundation Scholar 2013-2014

2011: IKY-National Scholarship Foundation of Greece, best academic performance within the Department of Political Science and Public Administration for the academic year 2009-2010