CV, Researcher With 3 years Experience Seeking Work In Kuala Lumpur

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Serial No: 19526

Skills keywords: analysis, communications, project management, public health, research
Short Bio:

Professional researcher with three years of experience working in academic research. Adaptable with excellent communication skills and the ability to take complex, technical issues and explain them in simple, concise terms for non-technical audiences. Seeking position outside of academia that matches skills and experience but that will also present new challenges.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  education and training, Pharmaceutical and Science, Marketing
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Malaysia

Education & Qualifications

2010 – 2011
MSc Public Health Nutrition, LSHTM

Modules of Interest: Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health, Epidemiology of Non-communicable Disease, Design and Analysis of Epidemiological Studies.

2007 – 2010
BSc Human Biology (Hons), Loughborough University (First-class honours)

1999 – 2006
A- levels, The Hertfordshire and Essex High School,

Biology (A), Chemistry (A) and Psychology (A); Maths AS level (B)

Key Skills

Problem-solving and research

• Lead author of a systematic review and meta-analysis of mobile technology interventions for the prevention and management of chronic diseases, funded by the World Health Organization.

• Lead author of a repeated cross-sectional analysis of national data to investigate the effects of a UK-wide national salt reduction campaign on discretionary salt use in England.

• Part of a team performing a multi-country analysis of the links between agricultural and economic development and their impact on diet and health.

• Conducted evidence reviews for reports on the links between agriculture and nutrition for the Department for International Development (DFID).

Communication and interpersonal

• Wrote and designed interactive materials for two Masters-level web-based learning courses.

• Developed a set of effective communication materials to inform non-expert policy members on the relationship between agriculture, food systems and nutrition for the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition (

• Co-authored a chapter in a book on climate change and public health

• Supported practical lectures, developed exam questions and graded exams as part of post-graduate teaching on the Nutrition for Global Health MSc, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

• Proofreading and editing PhD and journal papers for non-native English speakers at the University of Aalborg, Denmark.

• Oral communication skills through project presentations.

Career Summary

June 2014 – Current
Research Assistant, Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Developed leadership and team building skills as Lead Author of a systematic review on mobile technology for the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Managed large datasets when working on an analysis of data on national-level food supply, economic development and global nutrition outcomes. Currently developing a survey for use in rural Pakistan as a tool to understand how women’s work in agriculture might impact the nutritional status of their children. Providing tutorial support for an online course on agriculture, nutrition and health.

Feb 2013 – May 2014
Consultant, Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Built on science communication and project management skills through the development of teaching materials for the Masters-level online course ‘Agriculture, Nutrition and Health’ ( and through the production of communications materials for use by the Panel members of the Global Panel on Agriculture & Food Systems for Nutrition.

Nov 2011 – Sept 2013
Research Assistant, Department of Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Collaborated with third parties to write and deliver web-based teaching materials on nutrition as it relates to the health, humanitarian, livelihoods and social development sectors for the Masters-level online distance learning module ‘Programming for Nutrition Outcomes’ ( Designed interactive activities and online assessments for the course. Provided tutorial support to enrolled students from the U.K. HMG Department of International Development. Contributed to post-graduate teaching on the LSHTM Nutrition for Global Health MSc. Awarded the UK Nutrition Society ‘Paper of the month’ in February 2013 for published study on discretionary salt use in England.