Health Studies User Conference 2018

Date: 17 July 2018
Location: University College London

Programme

9.00

Registration

Morning session

9.30

Welcome from the Chair
Vanessa Higgins, UK Data Service

9.35

Overview of cross-sectional health surveys
Anne Conolly, NatCen Social Research

10.00

2.85 million extra smokers: inequalities in smoking prevalence trends by occupational group in England
Anne Alarilla, Cancer Research UK

10.25

Examining the prevalence of long-term and multiple conditions and variance by sociodemographic groups
Shanna Christie, Senior Researcher, ScotCen Social Research

10.50

The prevalence and severity of mental health disorders in veterans and non-veterans
Rebecca Rhead, King’s College London

11.15

Tea/coffee

11.30

Overview of longitudinal studies:

  • Understanding Society
    Amanda Hughes, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex
  • Cohort Studies
    Institute of Education, University College London
  • ELSA
    NatCen Social Research
11.55

Socioeconomic position and DNA methylation age acceleration across the lifecourse
Amanda Hughes, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex

12.20

The effects of retirement on health and health behaviour: Evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
Attakrit Leckcivilize, University of Aberdeen

12.45

Life course neighbourhood socio-economic effects on body mass index trajectories: Quantifying the importance of selective migration
Emily Murray, University College London

13.10

Lunch

Afternoon session

13.50

Welcome from the Chair
John Bates, Office of the Chief Analyst, Department of Health

PhD student presentations

13.55

Newly at risk? Using Health Survey for England data to retrospectively explore the characteristics of newly defined at-risk drinkers following the change to the UK lower risk drinking guidelines
Philippa Case, University College London

14.10

The pathways to smoking in lesbian, gay and bisexual populations: a multilevel path analysis
Megan Davies, University of Southampton

14.25

The Effect of Youth Unemployment on Trajectories of Mental Health and Subjective Wellbeing in Later Life
Liam Wright, University College London

14.40

Development and validation of sexual network model based on Natsal-3 data
Fabian Sailer, University College London

14.55

Does breastfeeding cluster with other demographic traits to form distinct reproductive strategies? Testing the fast versus slow life-history assumption with two UK cohort studies
Laura Brown, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

15.10

Tea/coffee

15.30

Panel Discussion
Survey data, admin data: potential and pitfalls

Chair: John Bates, Office of the Chief Analyst, Department of Health

Panel members:

  • Andrew Hayward, University College London
  • Emma White, University of Southampton
  • TBC
16.00

Panel discussion Q+A

16.30 End

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