Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Professor in Demography and Behavioural Science



+44 (0)20 7594 3279s.gregson




LG27Praed StreetSt Mary's Campus





Simon Gregson is a demographer working on the dynamics of spread, impact and control of HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa. His work combines empirical studies including large-scale, longitudinal, population-based and clinical surveys with use of mathematical models. Simon is Director of the Manicaland HIV/STD Prevention Project in Zimbabwe.

Video (below)

Why did HIV decline in Zimbabwe?

The unique, population-based Manicaland study tracks the Zimbabwean HIV epidemic over 19 years. Professor Simon Gregson delivers his inaugural lecture. Recorded at Imperial College London on 08 Jun 2011.

Why did HIV decline in Zimbabwe?



Fenton R, Nyamukapa C, Gregson S, et al., 2016, Wealth differentials in the impact of conditional and unconditional cash transfers on education: findings from a community-randomised controlled trial in Zimbabwe., Psychol Health Med, Vol:21, Pages:909-917

Campbell C, Andersen L, Mutsikiwa A, et al., 2016, Can Schools Support HIV/AIDS-Affected Children? Exploring the 'Ethic of Care' amongst Rural Zimbabwean Teachers, Plos One, Vol:11, ISSN:1932-6203

Yeatman S, Eaton JW, Beckles Z, et al., 2016, Impact of ART on the fertility of HIV-positive women in sub-Saharan Africa., Trop Med Int Health, Vol:21, Pages:1071-1085

Reniers G, Wamukoya M, Urassa M, et al., 2016, Data Resource Profile: Network for Analysing Longitudinal Population-based HIV/AIDS data on Africa (ALPHA Network), International Journal of Epidemiology, Vol:45, ISSN:0300-5771, Pages:83-93

Coultas C, Broaddus E, Campbell C, et al., 2016, Implications of Teacher Life-Work Histories for Conceptualisations of 'Care': Narratives from Rural Zimbabwe, Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, Vol:26, ISSN:1052-9284, Pages:323-339

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