Miss Vanessa Higgins - personal details
Role: Research Fellow
Tel: 0161 275-7766
I have worked in CCSR since 2003 working on the Economic and Social Data Service, a service to provide support for people using the large-scale government surveys in research and teaching. Before joining CCSR I worked at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) as a researcher on large-scale national surveys. I have also held research posts at Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Stirling.
Research interests: ethnicity and obesity; health inequalities; health behaviours; secondary analysis
My current research looks at ethnic differences in obesity, diet and physical activity using the Health Survey for England. This research project is funded as a by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) through the Understanding Population Trends and Processes (UPTAP) programme.
BA (Hons) in Social Policy, University of York, 1994
MSc by Research, University of Stirling, 1997