Dr Mirjam Allik
- Research Fellow (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit)
Mirjam Allik has a PhD from Trinity College, Dublin. She has worked at the University of Glasgow since December 2013 and currently leads a research project into the health of care experienced children in Scotland.
Follow the Children's Health in Care in Scotland (CHiCS) research project on Twitter
Mirjam is interested in using quantitative methods for linked data research. Her work is focused on measuring deprivation at the small-area level, measuring health inequalities and understanding the effects of care experience on children's health in Scotland.
Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.
- Unlocking data to inform public health policy and practice
National Institute for Health Research
2021 - 2021
- Comparing health outcomes for looked after children and children in the general population in Scotland using linked administrative data
Economic and Social Research Council
2020 - 2022
I am interested in supervising students in the areas of measuring deprivation, health inequalities, child and youth health or research using quantitative methods using linked data.
Currents PhD students:
- Bradford, Daniel
The health of care-experienced children in Scotland
Past MPH students:
- Sha Tao
- Danny Bradford
- Quantitative Data Analysis (PG), Spring 2018
- Q-Step Programme, academic years 2016/2017, 2015/2016
- Social Science Statistics 1 (PG), Fall 2016
Professional activities & recognition
Prizes, awards & distinctions
- 2014: Images with impact contest winner (MVLS, University of Glasgow)
Selected international presentations
- 2020: Invited Speaker: Society for Social Medicine & Population Health, Annual Scientific Meeting (Online)