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Georgia Richards

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Oxford

Georgia is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Global Centre on Healthcare and Urbanisation and an Honorary Researcher and Tutor at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, following the completion of her Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil/PhD) in Epidemiology, Evidence-Based Medicine, and Primary Health Care at the University of Oxford. Her DPhil research assessed the global and national use of strong pain medicines called opioids and Georgia has expertise in quantitative observational research using open data, evidence synthesis, open science, and evidence-based healthcare.

Georgia gained a BSc in Biomedical Science and First Class Honours in Pharmacology from the University of Queensland, Australia. Georgia is an Associate Editor at BMJ Evidence Based Medicine, Fellow of Reproducible Research Oxford (RROx), a Centre for Open Science (COS) Ambassador, a member of the Catalogue of Bias Collaboration, a member of the Steering Group for the Declaration to Improve Health Research, and a member of OPeRA, Open Pain Research Advocacy and Appraisal, a group of early-career researchers, academics, and clinicians working collaboratively to improve the transparency and openness of research.


  • 2021–present
    Associate Editor, BMJ Evidence Based Medicine
  • 2019–2020
    Editorial Registrar, BMJ Evidence Based Medicine


  • 2021 
    University of Oxford, DPhil (Oxon)
  • 2015 
    University of Queensland, BSc (Hons I)


Women of the Future Judges Choice Winner Award - The Australian Women's Weekly & QANTAS