Senior Research Manager & Data Scientist
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Room: Cellular Office - 306
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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. & Electronic Longitudinal Alcohol Study in Communities (ELAStiC) Wales – protocol for platform development. International Journal of Population Data Science 4(1)
  2. & Are active children and young people at increased risk of injuries resulting in hospital admission or accident and emergency department attendance? Analysis of linked cohort and electronic hospital records in Wales and Scotland. PLOS ONE 14(4), e0213435
  3. & Using natural language processing to extract structured epilepsy data from unstructured clinic letters: development and validation of the ExECT (extraction of epilepsy clinical text) system. BMJ Open 9(4), e023232
  4. & Are children with clinical obesity at increased risk of inpatient hospital admissions? An analysis using linked electronic health records in the UK millennium cohort study. Pediatric Obesity, e12505
  5. & PP28 Tia prehospital referral feasibility trial (TIER): recruitment and intervention usage. Emergency Medicine Journal 36(1), e11.2-e11.

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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