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Dr Lucy Griffiths

Dr Lucy Griffiths

Associate Professor, Health Data Science

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Open Plan Office - 406
Fourth Floor
Data Science Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr Lucy Griffiths is an Associate Professor. She graduated with a BSc (Hons) from the University of Kent before completing an MSc in Health and Exercise Science and a PhD at the University of Bristol. She went on to work as a postdoctoral researcher at University College London for 13 years. During her time in London, Lucy undertook formal training in Epidemiology (MSc) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Lucy’s research largely uses survey and administrative information collected about children and young people, to study a range of individual, social and environmental circumstances that may affect health and health behaviours in these populations. She currently works with the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory; Children's Social Care Research and Development Centre; Health Data Research UK Wales and Northern Ireland; and Administrative Data Research Wales.

Other roles: Honorary Secretary for the Society for Social Medicine and Population Health; ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership Wales Data Science Health and Wellbeing Pathway Convenor; Honorary Researcher at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Child health
  • Public health
  • Epidemiology

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Lucy has experience of module development, postgraduate lecturing, facilitating practical’s and supporting MSc and PhD students.

She teaches in the areas of epidemiology and child health.

Research Award Highlights Collaborations