Health & Food Safety

There are many diseases and infections that people get through the food they eat, and food safety, particularly but not exclusively in less-developed countries, is a major challenge.
 

People » Martin Maiden

Professor of Molecular Epidemiology Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow & Fellow of Hertford College

Martin Maiden's research aims to translate the findings of investigations into population biology and the evolution of bacterial pathogens into benefits for human health, through public health interventions such as vaccination.

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People » Mike Rayner

Professor of Population Health and Director of the British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention

People » Paul Aveyard

Professor of Behavioural Medicine

My research focuses on behavioural medicine. This is the intergration of biological, psychological and sociological knowledge to prevent and treat disease and to aid rehabilitation.
 
My work focuses on helping people change their behaviour, either to prevent serious disease, or as a treatment for that disease.  
 
A lot of my work has examined interventions to help people stop or reduce their smoking and lately I have worked in helping people manage their weight if they have become obese.  
 
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People » Proochista Ariana

Departmental Lecturer in Global Health and Development & Co-director of the MSc in Global Health Science

Proochista’s research interests lie in the interaction between the processes of development and health, with an appreciation for the complexity of both.

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People » Saher Hasnain

Post-doctoral researcher and IFSTAL Education Coordinator, School of Geography and the Environment

Saher is a postdoctoral researcher with the Foresight4Food Initiative, and the Education Coordinator (Maternity Cover) for the Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning programme (IFSTAL) with the ECI Food Systems Group.

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People » Sanne Peters

Research Fellow in Epidemiology

Sanne Peters is a Research Fellow in Epidemiology at The George Institute for Global Health, Oxford Martin School. She obtained her a PhD in Epidemiology from Utrecht University and worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Utrecht University and at the University of Cambridge.

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People » Tim Coulson

Professor of Zoology & Professorial Fellow Jesus College

Tim’s research investigates the causes and consequences of dynamics of individual characters including obesity and behavior.

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