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Dr Emily Marchant

Dr Emily Marchant

Research Assistant, Health Data Science

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 606650

Research Links

Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr Emily Marchant is a researcher in the field of child health and education.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Primary schools
  • School-based health
  • Curriculum
  • Educational attainment
  • Data linkage
  • Health and education
  • School-based interventions

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Emily currently teaches on BSc Population Data Science, MSc Public Health and MA Childhood Studies. 


Emily’s research focusses on primary school-aged children and examines the relationship between epidemiological factors and lifestyle behaviours with educational outcomes using data linkage. She also evaluates school-based interventions and has previously published evaluation research on outdoor learning and The Daily Mile. During Emily’s PhD, she developed and expanded the HAPPEN Wales primary school network to a national network that collects and shares school-level health behaviour information with schools.