Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge

Dr James Woodcock is Senior Research Associate in the Centre for Diet and Activity Research at Cambridge University and Programme Lead in Public Health Modelling.

He has particular expertise on modelling health in the transition to a low carbon transport system. James has been working at CEDAR since 2011.

James graduated in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Keble College, Oxford and then took an MSc in Public Policy at UCL, where he developed his interest in public health. Following his masters he joined the BMJ Group, working first as an editor on BMJ Clinical Evidence and then as an epidemiologist on a wide range of projects for external clients. During James’ time at the BMJ he started a research degree at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). In 2009 James joined LSHTM as a lecturer in epidemiology, completing his PhD in 2010.


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    Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge