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Abstract

Hazel is deputy director of the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology unit and
professor of statistical epidemiology at the University of Southampton.

Since 1998, she has run the Southampton Women’s Survey (SWS). This is an unusual cohort study in which women were recruited when not pregnant, those who subsequently became pregnant were followed through their pregnancy, and the children are being followed up; the 17-19 year follow-up is currently being piloted. The SWS has provided information leading her to work with others on a range of interventions before and during pregnancy to improve children’s health and development.

Prior to working in Southampton, Hazel was at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine from 1979-1986 and then at the MRC Laboratories in The Gambia from 1986-1991. Throughout her career, she has worked mainly on large cohort and intervention studies.

Forthcoming events

Richard Doll Seminar - Inhalable microplastics: a new cause for concern

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Seminar rooms, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

WEH/Ethox Seminar: Interpersonal Comparisons of Well-Being

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

NDPH Inaugural lecture - Crossing the divide between genomics and epidemiology: The curious case of Alzheimer's Disease

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 5pm to 7pm @ Lecture Theatre 1, Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, (550) Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

NPEU Seminar - Setting up safety stopping boundaries for a phase II trial: the Poppi trial

Tuesday, 03 December 2019, 10.30am to 11.30am @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Richard Doll Seminar - Clinical trials: now and in the future

Tuesday, 03 December 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Seminar rooms, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

WEH/Ethox Seminar: The ethics of research in global health emergencies

Wednesday, 04 December 2019, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF