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The successful candidate will work with the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) team, under the supervision of Professor Zaninotto. The research will entail analysing data on environmental exposures and their effects on cognition, dementia, and healthy ageing. The project will make use of data on air pollution, access to green and blue spaces, light pollution, extreme temperatures linked to the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA).

The appointee will join a multidisciplinary team that includes clinical and non-clinical epidemiologists, social scientists, and data scientists. The successful appointee will conduct original research leading to publication.

The post is available full-time from 1st January 2023 until 30th April 2024, in the first instance.



The project focusses on the effect of air pollution on several health outcomes, including cognitive functioning. 
The duties are:
•    Plan research studies, including developing analysis protocols, and conducting analyses
•    Synthesize and use different data from varying sources
•    Produce high-quality research outputs, including writing manuscripts for publication

The post is available from 1st October 2022 and funded until  30th September 2023, in the first instance.



ELSA is recruiting for a 2-month internship available between May - September 2022.  If you're interested in applying further details can be found here.  If you have any questions about the internship, please contact us at




The post will be based within the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing team that carries out high quality research in ageing.


The post holder will be working on a project based on six National Core Studies (NCS) focussing on key areas in which the UK needed to increase research scale to respond to the near term strategic, policy and operational needs. 


The post is funded from now until 30th September 2022 in the first instance.




Research Fellow in Epidemiology/Statistics - Ref:1876075 


The post will be based within the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) team, working on a project exploring the experience of older people during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


The project is funded by UKRI/ESRC and involves secondary analysis of the ELSA COVID-19 sub-study.


The post is funded for 12 months until 31st May 2022 in the first instance.