Oxford and UK Fellows


Oxford Fellows

UK Fellows

 daniels Dr Inge Daniels is a University Lecturer in Visual and Material Culture at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology. Her research interests include consumption, gift exchange, anthropology of space and everyday religious practices. She has recently published a book entitled The Japanese House: Material Culture in the Modern Home.
 foster Dr Charlie Foster is a Senior Researcher of the British Health Foundation Health Promotion Research Group. His research includes analysis of EPIC-Norfolk cohort data to determine relationships between local environments and physical activity levels. He also leads systematic reviews of the evidence of effectiveness of a range of physical activity interventions for adults and children for the Cochrane Collaboration and the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
 key Professor Tim Key is the Deputy Unit Director for Oxford’s Cancer Research UK Epidemiology Unit. His main interests are the roles of diet and hormones in the aetiology of cancer, particularly cancers of the breast, prostate and colon. He is the principal investigator for EPIC-Oxford and the chairman of the EPIC prostate cancer working group. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition.
 mcpher Professor Klim McPherson is a Professor of Public Health Epidemiology. He recently sat on the Committee on Safety of Medicines and is currently Vice-Chairman of the National Heart Forum. Additionally, he serves on the Public Health Interventions Advisory Council and on a Guideline Development Group of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). He recently developed an epidemiological model of the long-term effects of rising childhood obesity in the UK, which informed the Foresight ‘Tackling Obesities: Future Choices’ project report that he co-authored.
 offer Professor Avner Offer is the Chichele Professor of Economic History and a Fellow of All Souls College and the British Academy. Over the past decade his main interest has been in post-war economic growth, particularly in affluent societies, and the challenges that this affluence presents to well-being. His recent book The Challenge of Affluence: Self-control and Well-being in the United States and Britain since 1950 applies a dynamic framework of myopic choice to explain emergent social trends, including obesity, within these two countries.
 oxley Dr Deborah Oxley is a lecturer in Economic History and Fellow of All Souls College. Her expertise in anthropometric history underscores her research into relationships among stature and weight in European populations, and the impact that body mass has upon economic performance in society from the individual to the national level. Her research interests also include Australian convicts and coercive labour systems, migration studies, microeconomics of the household, gender and ageing.
 potter Dr Caroline Potter is a medical anthropologist based at the Health Services Research Unit within the Nuffield Department of Population Health. Within UBVO Caroline has analysed national UK birth cohort data to explore the historical onset of obesity across the life course. She is currently researching the potential use of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for managing long-term health conditions including diabetes and other illnesses associated with obesity.
 rayner Dr Mike Rayner is Director of the British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, which he founded in 1994. From 1986 to 1993 he was Senior Research Officer for the Coronary Prevention Group – at the time the leading national voluntary organisation concerned with the prevention of coronary heart disease – and he is currently Chair of the Nutrition Expert Group of the European Heart Network. His research focuses on the development of public interventions to improve diet and activity levels in the UK, with particular emphasis on food labelling, food pricing, and the marketing of foods to children.
 schnei Dr Tanja Schneider is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, University of Oxford. Her research examines marketing and advertising practices with a particular interest in how these mobilise specific consumer subjectivities.
 stan Professor Stanley Ulijasezek (Director) is Professor of Human Ecology within the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology. His research interests include patterns of human growth and development as markers of well-being, the relationships between nutrition and reproduction in tropical seasonal environments, and the effects of economic modernisation on nutritional health. He has carried out research in India, Nepal, Sarawak, Bangladesh and the Cook Islands, and maintains ongoing research in Papua New Guinea and Poland.
  marius Dr Marius Kwint is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Art, Design and Media at the University of Portsmouth. He is a cultural historian and keen amateur athlete who has published research on topics including the circus, the souvenir, and scientific imaging. He is particularly interested in the visualization of energy flow through human performance and also by objective, scientific methods.
 harry Dr Harry Rutter is a Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He was the founding Director of the National Obesity Observatory 2007-2011, and remains its strategic and scientific advisor. He led the establishment of the Department of Health National Child Measurement Programme, and was a core contributor to the WHO Health Economic Assessment Tool for Walking and Cycling. He has a broad interest in the relationships between transport, the built environment and health, in particular the health impacts of walking and cycling.
emma-jayne abbots Dr Emma-Jayne Abbots is Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. She is a political and economic anthropologist whose research centres on the cultural politics and practices of consumption and the exchange of ‘things’, especially in relation to food and eating.
devi Dr Devi Sridhar is Senior Lecturer in global health policy at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh.
 belot Professor Michèle Belot is Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh. Her work is mainly empirical and in the area of behavioural and labour economics. Current projects are related to habitual behavioural (particularly in the context of diet), bounded memory and counterproductive behaviour in the workplace. Her work is based on various types of data; from traditional surveys to non-standard field data and data collected through controlled experiments in the laboratory.
amandine garde Professor Amandine Garde is Professor of Law at the University of Liverpool. Her research focuses on the role which legal instruments can play in promoting healthier lifestyles, thus contributing to the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases at global, regional and national level. She is a qualified solicitor having trained at Simmons & Simmons in their London and Paris offices, and has lectured at King’s College London, at the Faculty of Law in Cambridge (where she was a Fellow of Selwyn College), at the University of Exeter, and at the University of Durham.


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