Georgia Richards

Doctoral Researcher in Epidemiology at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford

Georgia is studying for a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil/PhD) in Epidemiology at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Science at the University of Oxford. Her DPhil research assesses the global and national use of strong pain medicines called opioids and is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research (SPCR), the Naji Foundation and the Rotary Foundation.

Georgia gained a BSc in Biomedical Science and First Class Honours in Pharmacology from the University of Queensland, Australia. Georgia is the Editorial Registrar for BMJ Evidence Based Medicine, is a Fellow of Reproducible Research Oxford (RROx) and is a Centre for Open Science (COS) Ambassador. She is 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.


  • 2017–present
    Doctoral (PhD) Candidate, University of Oxford
  • 2019–present
    Editorial Registrar, BMJ Evidence Based Medicine


  • 2015 
    University of Queensland, BSc (Hons I)


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