Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Statistical Manager



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Dr James Bennett gained a Bsc in Applied Mathematics at Warwick University before moving to Imperial College statistics department to study for his PhD under Professor Jon Wakefield. The PhD was sponsored by Glaxo Plc and was entitled "Bayesian Analysis of Population Pharmacokinetic Models".

Following the completion of his PhD he has held a wide variety of post-doctoral research contracts predominantly in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at St Mary's Medical School, Imperial College.

Research Interests: environmental epidemiology; small area health statistics; bayesian hierarchical models; exposure modelling.




Parks RM, Bennett JE, Tamura-Wicks H, et al., 2020, Reply to: Concerns over calculating injury-related deaths associated with temperature., Nat Med

Rodriguez-Martinez A, Zhou B, Sophiea MK, et al., 2020, Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants, The Lancet, Vol:396, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:1511-1524

Kontis V, Bennett JE, Rashid T, et al., 2020, Magnitude, demographics and dynamics of the effect of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on all-cause mortality in 21 industrialized countries, Nature Medicine, ISSN:1078-8956

Carrillo Larco R, 2020, The contribution of specific non-communicable diseases to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 3.4 in Peru, Plos One, ISSN:1932-6203

Konstantinoudis G, Padellini T, Bennett JE, et al., 2020, Long-term exposure to air-pollution and COVID-19 mortality in England: a hierarchical spatial analysis., Medrxiv

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