Senior Research Officer
Swansea University Medical School
Telephone: (01792) 513492
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Room: Director Office - 301
Data Science Building
Singleton Campus

I am a Research Officer at Swansea University Medical School with experience of working on a variety of data linkage and research projects. I have a background in computing and various research disciplines which have evolved over time with my experience of working with anonymised data within SAIL Databank, as well as other data from the UK nations, and as part of projects with collaborators including those in the FARR institute CIPHER and IPDLN network.

Areas of Expertise

  • Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Routine data & linkage
  • SQL
  • GIS
  • SAIL databank


  1. et. al. A Position Statement on Population Data Science:. International Journal for Population Data Science 3(1)
  2. & Childhood asthma prevalence: cross-sectional record linkage study comparing parent-reported wheeze with general practitioner-recorded asthma diagnoses from primary care electronic health records in Wales. BMJ Open Respiratory Research 5(1), e000260
  3. & Clinical Validation of the UKMS Register Minimal Dataset utilising Natural Language Processing. International Journal for Population Data Science 1(1)
  4. & Codifying unstructured data: A Natural Language Processing approach to extract rich data from clinical letters. International Journal for Population Data Science 1(1)
  5. & The ELAStiC (Electronic Longitudinal Alcohol Study in Communities) project. International Journal for Population Data Science 1(1)

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Key Grants and Projects

  • Electronic Longitudinal Alcohol Study in Communities (ELAStiC) 2015 - 2018

  • Prognostic factors and outcomes for medical emergency admissions 2012 - 2015

    , with Dr S.E.Roberts, Dr K.Thorne

  • CONSTRUCT trial - Comparison of Infliximab and Ciclosporin in acute severe ulcerative colitis 2010 - 2012

Career History

Start Date End Date Position Held Location
2015 Present SAIL Analyst team - Research Officer Swansea University
2015 Present ELAStiC project - Research Officer Swansea University
2012 2015 Wellcome Trust - Research Officer Swansea University
2010 2012 GeneCIS / CONSTRUCT - Research Officer Swansea University
2008 2010 Information and Data Analyst Swansea University