New Paper in BMC Public Health

Is adolescent body mass index and waist circumference associated with the food environments surrounding schools and homes? A longitudinal analysis

In this paper published in BMC Public Health, we find that little consistent evidence of an association between features of the food environment and adolescent weight status. It suggests that policy efforts focusing on the food environment may have a limited effect at tackling the high prevalence of obesity if... [Read More]

A commentary on the new(ish) national population projection variants

In anticipation of getting stuck in to analysing the new Sub-national projections...

The Office for National Statistics released their sub-national population projections last week (24 May 2018). This is a welcome update which will be exceedingfly useful for my research and the work of a wide range of agencies who are reliant on the statistics. I’ll write some commentary on those new... [Read More]