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Hope Jones

Research Assistant at the National Centre for Population Health and Wellbeing Research, Swansea University

I am a research assistant for the National Centre for Population Health and Wellbeing Research (NCPHWR) and lead on the Born in Wales research project. My research interests consist of family health and wellbeing looking at what affects the future outcomes for children and families. I am an early-career researcher and have several publications in maternal and child health and wellbeing and contribute to various projects in public health.


  • 2020–present
    Research assistant, Swansea University


  • 2020 
    Bangor University, MSc
  • 2019 
    Bangor University, BSc (Hons)


  • 2023
    Breastfeeding initiation and duration through the COVID-19 pandemic, a linked population-level routine data study: the Born in Wales Cohort 2018–2021 ,
  • 2023
    Weighting of risk factors for low birth weight: a linked routine data cohort study in Wales,
  • 2022
    COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy: views and vaccination uptake rates in pregnancy, a mixed methods analysis from SAIL and the Born-In-Wales Birth Cohort,
  • 2022
    Population birth outcomes in 2020 and experiences of expectant mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic: A ‘born in Wales’ mixed methods study using routine data,
  • 2021
    Factors influencing wellbeing in young people during COVID-19: A survey with 6291 young people in Wales,