Current research projects

Ongoing and recently completed studies

Beyond Greenspace

This research investigated how different types and qualities of natural environment can have varying relationships with human health and wellbeing.

Genetic implications for type 2 diabetes

This study will use newly released UK Biobank data to investigate the role that genetic makeup could play in the promotion or resistance of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a significant health burden worldwide; in the UK it costs the NHS £296 per second and roughly 50% of diabetic patients die prematurely…

Tungsten linked to stroke risk in NHANES data

This study has undertaken the most comprehensive analysis of the human health effects of tungsten to date, finding that individuals with higher urinary tungsten concentrations have double the odds of reported stroke.