Senior Research Advisor, Research Design South Central
Sophie Hyndman graduated with a degree in Human Sciences from the University of Oxford, after which she undertook a PhD at Queen Mary College (University of London) on the effects of damp housing on health. She was employed by the Royal College of Nursing as a Research Officer on a study evaluating a quality assurance package for nurses. She then became a Research Associate and Senior Research Associate at the University of Cambridge Health Services Research Group.
Here, she worked on a number of studies examining aspects of health and the health services, including work on asthma. She then helped to set up the Oxford Research Development Support Group in 1997 and remained as Co-ordinator of the various incarnations of this group until the end of 2008. Sophie now works for the Research Design Service – South Central as a part-time Research Advisor, based at the HSRU.
An epidemiological study of the relative importance of damp housing in relation to adult health.
Evans J. et al, (2000), J Epidemiol Community Health, 54, 677 - 686
A comparison between trap and flotation methods of sampling in quantifying mite exposure
Htut T. et al, (1998), Thorax, 53
Sex differences in the use of asthma drugs: cross sectional study.
Sexton M. et al, (1998), BMJ, 317, 1434 - 1437
The association of nocturnal asthma with asthma severity.
Fix A. et al, (1997), J Asthma, 34, 329 - 336
Rates of admission to hospital for asthma.
Hyndman SJ. et al, (1994), BMJ, 308, 1596 - 1600