Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Statistical Manager







524Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus





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.




Asaria P, Bennett J, Elliott P, et al., 2022, Contributions of event rates, pre-hospital deaths and hospital case fatality to variations in myocardial infarction mortality in 326 districts in England: spatial analysis of linked hospitalisation and mortality data, The Lancet Public Health, ISSN:2468-2667

Kontis V, Bennett JE, Parks RM, et al., 2022, Lessons learned and lessons missed: impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on all-cause mortality in 40 industrialised countries and US states prior to mass vaccination [version 2; peer review: 2 approved], Wellcome Open Research, Vol:6, ISSN:2398-502X

Bixby H, Bennett J, Bawah AA, et al., 2022, Quantifying within-city inequalities in child mortality across neighbourhoods in Accra, Ghana: a Bayesian spatial analysis, Bmj Open, Vol:12, ISSN:2044-6055

Pearson-Stuttard J, Cheng Y, Bennett J, et al., 2022, Trends in leading causes of hospitalisation among adults with diabetes in England from 2003 to 2018: an epidemiological analysis of linked primary care records, The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, Vol:10, ISSN:2213-8595, Pages:46-57

Clark SN, Bennett JE, Arku RE, et al., 2021, Small area variations and factors associated with blood pressure and body-mass index in adult women in Accra, Ghana: Bayesian spatial analysis of a representative population survey and census data, Plos Medicine, Vol:18, ISSN:1549-1277

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