Dr Richard Shaw

  • Research Associate (Mental Health & Wellbeing)

Biography

Richard Shaw is an epidemiologist who is interested in how health inequalities develop across the life course and data science. He has been part of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing (IHW) at the University of Glasgow since 2012. Prior to that he worked at the Universities of Oxford, Southampton and York, and studied for a PhD at the Department of Epidemiology at University College London.

He is currently working on projects investigating using UK Biobank, and administrative data as part the MRC Mental Health Data Pathfinder  project.

Here are links for Richard’s ORCIDTwitter, and Google Scholar  pages


Research interests

Broadly Richard’s research interests are in how a person’s social context influence their health across the life course.

Specific areas of research interest include mental health, loneliness, socio-economic determinants of health, ethnicity, neighbourhoods, sedentary behaviour, and social care.

Ares of expertise include quantitative methods, longitudinal analysis, and administrative data. 


Teaching

Richard assisted with the Introduction to Statistical Methods course in 2017/18 course, and is interested in supervising Marsters and intercalated BSc students. 


Publications

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Number of items: 25.

2019

Strawbridge, R. J. et al. (2019) Identification of novel genome-wide associations for suicidality in UK Biobank, genetic correlation with psychiatric disorders and polygenic association with completed suicide. EBioMedicine, (doi:10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.02.005) (PMID:30745170) (Early Online Publication)

Okely, J. A., Čukić, I., Shaw, R. J. , Chastin, S. F., Dall, P. M., Deary, I. J., Der, G. , Dontje, M. L., Skelton, D. A. and Gale, C. R. (2019) Positive and negative well-being and objectively measured sedentary behaviour in older adults: evidence from three cohorts. BMC Geriatrics, 19, 28. (doi:10.1186/s12877-019-1026-1) (PMID:30700261) (PMCID:PMC6354406)

2018

Shaw, R.J. , Cullen, B. , Graham, N., Mackay, D. , Ward, J., Pearsall, R. and Smith, D.J. (2018) Loneliness, Living Arrangements and Emotional Support as Predictors of Suicidality: a 7 Year Follow-up of the UK Biobank Cohort. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 72(Suupl_1): A30. Society for Social Medicine 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Glasgow, UK, 5-7 Sep 2018. (doi:10.1136/jech-2018-SSMabstracts.62)

Čukić, I. et al. (2018) Cognitive ability does not predict objectively measured sedentary behaviour: evidence from three older cohorts. Psychology and Aging, 33(2), pp. 288-296. (doi:10.1037/pag0000221) (PMID:29658748) (PMCID:PMC5900579)

Dall, P. M. et al. (2018) Characteristics of a protocol to collect objective physical activity/sedentary behavior data in a large study: Seniors USP (Understanding Sedentary Patterns). Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour, 1(1), pp. 26-31. (doi:10.1123/jmpb.2017-0004)

Chastin, S.F.M. et al. (2018) Systematic comparative validation of self-report measures of sedentary time against an objective measure of postural sitting (activPAL). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 15, 21. (doi:10.1186/s12966-018-0652-x) (PMID:29482617) (PMCID:PMC5828279)

Gale, C. R. et al. (2018) The epigenetic clock and objectively measured sedentary and walking behavior in older adults: the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936. Clinical Epigenetics, 10, 4. (doi:10.1186/s13148-017-0438-z) (PMID:29321814) (PMCID:PMC5759300)

2017

Shaw, R. J. , Čukić, I., Deary, I. J., Gale, C. R., Chastin, S. F.M., Dall, P. M., Skelton, D. A. and Der, G. (2017) Relationships between socioeconomic position and objectively measured sedentary behaviour in older adults in three prospective cohorts. BMJ Open, 7(6), e016436. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016436) (PMID:28619784) (PMCID:PMC5541575)

Shaw, R. J. , Čukić, I., Deary, I. J., Gale, C. R., Chastin, S. F.M., Dall, P. M., Dontje, M. L., Skelton, D. A., Macdonald, L. and Der, G. (2017) The influence of neighbourhoods and the social environment on sedentary behaviour in older adults in three prospective cohorts. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(6), 557. (doi:10.3390/ijerph14060557) (PMID:28538672) (PMCID:PMC5486243)

Minton, J. , Shaw, R. , Green, M. A., Vanderbloemen, L., Popham, F. and McCartney, G. (2017) Visualising and quantifying 'excess deaths' in Scotland compared with the rest of the UK and the rest of Western Europe. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 71(5), pp. 461-467. (doi:10.1136/jech-2016-207379) (PMID:28062643) (PMCID:PMC5484031)

Minton, J. , Green, M., McCartney, G., Shaw, R. , Vanderbloemen, L. and Pickett, K. (2017) Two cheers for a small giant? Why we need better ways of seeing data: A commentary on: ‘Rising morbidity and mortality in midlife among white non-Hispanic Americans in the 21st century'. International Journal of Epidemiology, 46(1), pp. 356-361. (doi:10.1093/ije/dyw095) (PMID:27639276) (PMCID:PMC5407174)

2016

Vanderbloemen, L., Minton, J. , Green, M., Mccann, M. and Shaw, R. (2016) Visualising Age-Period-Cohort Patterns in Health Data Using Lexis Surfaces. 60th Anniversary of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Social Medicine, York, UK, 14-16 Sep 2016. (Unpublished)

2014

Shaw, R. J. , Benzeval, M. and Popham, F. (2014) To what extent do financial strain and labour force status explain social class inequalities in self-rated health? Analysis of 20 countries in the European Social Survey. PLoS ONE, 9(10), e110362. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0110362) (PMID:25313462) (PMCID:PMC4196960)

Shaw, R. J. , Green, M. , Popham, F. and Benzeval, M. (2014) Differences in adiposity trajectories by birth cohort and childhood social class: evidence from cohorts born in the 1930s, 1950s and 1970s in the west of Scotland. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 68(6), pp. 550-556. (doi:10.1136/jech-2013-203551)

2013

Vlachantoni, A., Shaw, R. , Evandrou, M. and Falkingham, J. (2013) The determinants of receiving social care in later life in England. Ageing and Society, pp. 1-25. (doi:10.1017/S0144686X1300072X)

Shaw, R. J. and Pickett, K. E. (2013) The health benefits of Hispanic communities for non-Hispanic mothers and infants: another Hispanic paradox. American Journal of Public Health, 103(6), pp. 1052-1057. (doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.300985)

Shaw, R. , Green, M. , Popham, F. and Benzeval, M. (2013) OP62 how do adiposity trajectories vary by birth cohort and parental social class? Evidence from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67(Sup 1), A30-A30. (doi:10.1136/jech-2013-203126.62)

2012

Bécares, L., Shaw, R. , Nazroo, J., Stafford, M., Albor, C., Atkin, K., Kiernan, K., Wilkinson, R. and Pickett, K. (2012) Ethnic density effects on physical morbidity, mortality, and health behaviors: a systematic review of the literature. American Journal of Public Health, 102(12), e33-e66. (doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.300832)

Shaw, R. , Atkin, K., Becares, L., Albor, C.B., Stafford, M., Kiernan, K.E., Nazroo, J.Y., Wilkinson, R.G. and Pickett, K.E. (2012) Impact of ethnic density on adult mental disorders: narrative review. British Journal of Psychiatry, 201(1), pp. 11-19. (doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.110.083675)

Tunstall, H., Cabieses, B. and Shaw, R. (2012) The characteristics of mobile families with young children in England and the impact of their moves on neighbourhood inequalities in maternal and child health. Health and Place, 18(3), pp. 657-670. (doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.11.009)

2011

Vlachantoni, A., Shaw, R. , Willis, R., Evandrou, M., Falkingham, J. and Luff, R. (2011) Measuring unmet need for social care amongst older people. Population Trends, 145(1), pp. 60-76. (doi:doi10.1057/pt.2011.17) (PMID:21987013)

Shaw, R. J. and Pickett, K. E. (2011) The association between ethnic density and poor self-rated health among US Black and Hispanic people. Ethnicity and Health, 16(3), pp. 225-244. (doi:10.1080/13557858.2011.561428) (PMID:21491285)

2010

Shaw, R. J. , Pickett, K. E. and Wilkinson, R. G. (2010) Ethnic density effects on birth outcomes and maternal smoking during pregnancy in the US linked birth and infant death data set. American Journal of Public Health, 100(4), pp. 707-713. (doi:10.2105/AJPH.2009.167114)

2009

Pickett, K. E., Shaw, R. J. , Atkin, K., Kiernan, K. E. and Wilkinson, R. G. (2009) Ethnic density effects on maternal and infant health in the Millennium Cohort Study. Social Science and Medicine, 69(10), pp. 1476-1483. (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.08.031) (PMID:19765872)

Weich, S., Patterson, J., Shaw, R. and Stewart-Brown, S. (2009) Family relationships in childhood and common psychiatric disorders in later life: systematic review of prospective studies. British Journal of Psychiatry, 194(5), pp. 392-398. (doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.107.042515) (PMID:19407266)

This list was generated on Tue Apr 23 19:13:54 2019 BST.
Number of items: 25.

Articles

Strawbridge, R. J. et al. (2019) Identification of novel genome-wide associations for suicidality in UK Biobank, genetic correlation with psychiatric disorders and polygenic association with completed suicide. EBioMedicine, (doi:10.1016/j.ebiom.2019.02.005) (PMID:30745170) (Early Online Publication)

Okely, J. A., Čukić, I., Shaw, R. J. , Chastin, S. F., Dall, P. M., Deary, I. J., Der, G. , Dontje, M. L., Skelton, D. A. and Gale, C. R. (2019) Positive and negative well-being and objectively measured sedentary behaviour in older adults: evidence from three cohorts. BMC Geriatrics, 19, 28. (doi:10.1186/s12877-019-1026-1) (PMID:30700261) (PMCID:PMC6354406)

Čukić, I. et al. (2018) Cognitive ability does not predict objectively measured sedentary behaviour: evidence from three older cohorts. Psychology and Aging, 33(2), pp. 288-296. (doi:10.1037/pag0000221) (PMID:29658748) (PMCID:PMC5900579)

Dall, P. M. et al. (2018) Characteristics of a protocol to collect objective physical activity/sedentary behavior data in a large study: Seniors USP (Understanding Sedentary Patterns). Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour, 1(1), pp. 26-31. (doi:10.1123/jmpb.2017-0004)

Chastin, S.F.M. et al. (2018) Systematic comparative validation of self-report measures of sedentary time against an objective measure of postural sitting (activPAL). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 15, 21. (doi:10.1186/s12966-018-0652-x) (PMID:29482617) (PMCID:PMC5828279)

Gale, C. R. et al. (2018) The epigenetic clock and objectively measured sedentary and walking behavior in older adults: the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936. Clinical Epigenetics, 10, 4. (doi:10.1186/s13148-017-0438-z) (PMID:29321814) (PMCID:PMC5759300)

Shaw, R. J. , Čukić, I., Deary, I. J., Gale, C. R., Chastin, S. F.M., Dall, P. M., Skelton, D. A. and Der, G. (2017) Relationships between socioeconomic position and objectively measured sedentary behaviour in older adults in three prospective cohorts. BMJ Open, 7(6), e016436. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016436) (PMID:28619784) (PMCID:PMC5541575)

Shaw, R. J. , Čukić, I., Deary, I. J., Gale, C. R., Chastin, S. F.M., Dall, P. M., Dontje, M. L., Skelton, D. A., Macdonald, L. and Der, G. (2017) The influence of neighbourhoods and the social environment on sedentary behaviour in older adults in three prospective cohorts. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(6), 557. (doi:10.3390/ijerph14060557) (PMID:28538672) (PMCID:PMC5486243)

Minton, J. , Shaw, R. , Green, M. A., Vanderbloemen, L., Popham, F. and McCartney, G. (2017) Visualising and quantifying 'excess deaths' in Scotland compared with the rest of the UK and the rest of Western Europe. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 71(5), pp. 461-467. (doi:10.1136/jech-2016-207379) (PMID:28062643) (PMCID:PMC5484031)

Minton, J. , Green, M., McCartney, G., Shaw, R. , Vanderbloemen, L. and Pickett, K. (2017) Two cheers for a small giant? Why we need better ways of seeing data: A commentary on: ‘Rising morbidity and mortality in midlife among white non-Hispanic Americans in the 21st century'. International Journal of Epidemiology, 46(1), pp. 356-361. (doi:10.1093/ije/dyw095) (PMID:27639276) (PMCID:PMC5407174)

Shaw, R. J. , Benzeval, M. and Popham, F. (2014) To what extent do financial strain and labour force status explain social class inequalities in self-rated health? Analysis of 20 countries in the European Social Survey. PLoS ONE, 9(10), e110362. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0110362) (PMID:25313462) (PMCID:PMC4196960)

Shaw, R. J. , Green, M. , Popham, F. and Benzeval, M. (2014) Differences in adiposity trajectories by birth cohort and childhood social class: evidence from cohorts born in the 1930s, 1950s and 1970s in the west of Scotland. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 68(6), pp. 550-556. (doi:10.1136/jech-2013-203551)

Vlachantoni, A., Shaw, R. , Evandrou, M. and Falkingham, J. (2013) The determinants of receiving social care in later life in England. Ageing and Society, pp. 1-25. (doi:10.1017/S0144686X1300072X)

Shaw, R. J. and Pickett, K. E. (2013) The health benefits of Hispanic communities for non-Hispanic mothers and infants: another Hispanic paradox. American Journal of Public Health, 103(6), pp. 1052-1057. (doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.300985)

Shaw, R. , Green, M. , Popham, F. and Benzeval, M. (2013) OP62 how do adiposity trajectories vary by birth cohort and parental social class? Evidence from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67(Sup 1), A30-A30. (doi:10.1136/jech-2013-203126.62)

Bécares, L., Shaw, R. , Nazroo, J., Stafford, M., Albor, C., Atkin, K., Kiernan, K., Wilkinson, R. and Pickett, K. (2012) Ethnic density effects on physical morbidity, mortality, and health behaviors: a systematic review of the literature. American Journal of Public Health, 102(12), e33-e66. (doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.300832)

Shaw, R. , Atkin, K., Becares, L., Albor, C.B., Stafford, M., Kiernan, K.E., Nazroo, J.Y., Wilkinson, R.G. and Pickett, K.E. (2012) Impact of ethnic density on adult mental disorders: narrative review. British Journal of Psychiatry, 201(1), pp. 11-19. (doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.110.083675)

Tunstall, H., Cabieses, B. and Shaw, R. (2012) The characteristics of mobile families with young children in England and the impact of their moves on neighbourhood inequalities in maternal and child health. Health and Place, 18(3), pp. 657-670. (doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.11.009)

Vlachantoni, A., Shaw, R. , Willis, R., Evandrou, M., Falkingham, J. and Luff, R. (2011) Measuring unmet need for social care amongst older people. Population Trends, 145(1), pp. 60-76. (doi:doi10.1057/pt.2011.17) (PMID:21987013)

Shaw, R. J. and Pickett, K. E. (2011) The association between ethnic density and poor self-rated health among US Black and Hispanic people. Ethnicity and Health, 16(3), pp. 225-244. (doi:10.1080/13557858.2011.561428) (PMID:21491285)

Shaw, R. J. , Pickett, K. E. and Wilkinson, R. G. (2010) Ethnic density effects on birth outcomes and maternal smoking during pregnancy in the US linked birth and infant death data set. American Journal of Public Health, 100(4), pp. 707-713. (doi:10.2105/AJPH.2009.167114)

Pickett, K. E., Shaw, R. J. , Atkin, K., Kiernan, K. E. and Wilkinson, R. G. (2009) Ethnic density effects on maternal and infant health in the Millennium Cohort Study. Social Science and Medicine, 69(10), pp. 1476-1483. (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.08.031) (PMID:19765872)

Weich, S., Patterson, J., Shaw, R. and Stewart-Brown, S. (2009) Family relationships in childhood and common psychiatric disorders in later life: systematic review of prospective studies. British Journal of Psychiatry, 194(5), pp. 392-398. (doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.107.042515) (PMID:19407266)

Conference or Workshop Item

Shaw, R.J. , Cullen, B. , Graham, N., Mackay, D. , Ward, J., Pearsall, R. and Smith, D.J. (2018) Loneliness, Living Arrangements and Emotional Support as Predictors of Suicidality: a 7 Year Follow-up of the UK Biobank Cohort. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 72(Suupl_1): A30. Society for Social Medicine 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Glasgow, UK, 5-7 Sep 2018. (doi:10.1136/jech-2018-SSMabstracts.62)

Vanderbloemen, L., Minton, J. , Green, M., Mccann, M. and Shaw, R. (2016) Visualising Age-Period-Cohort Patterns in Health Data Using Lexis Surfaces. 60th Anniversary of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Social Medicine, York, UK, 14-16 Sep 2016. (Unpublished)

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