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Professor of Research Methodology, University of Essex

Nick Allum is Professor of Research Methodology at the University of Essex. His research encompasses survey methodology, public understanding of science, social and political trust and risk perception. Nick teaches statistical methods, directs the MSc in Survey Methods at Essex and supervises PhD students. In his spare time Nick plays cricket, flies small aeroplanes and occasionally bashes the drums.


  • –present
    Professor of Sociology, University of Essex


  • 2005 
    London School of Economics and Political Science, PhD