Dara O’Neill, PhD, is a Research Associate in Data Harmonisation, based at CLOSER, UCL Institute of Education. Her ongoing work focusses on the identification and promotion of best research practice in the use of longitudinal study data, particularly in response to the challenges encountered in harmonising data across different studies and time periods. She is particularly interested in the longitudinal collection of health data and, in addition to her work on the Alcohol Lifecourse project, has previously worked in the area of cardiovascular intervention outcome research.
Steven Bell, PhD, is an Epidemiologist based at the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge. He has an interest in individual participant data meta-analysis, the use of electronic health records in medical research, Mendelian randomization, the application and integration of “-omic” technologies (e.g. genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, proteomics), machine learning/artificial intelligence and modelling of longitudinal data.
Annie Britton, PhD, is a Professor of Epidemiology at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London. She is the Principal Investigator of the Alcohol Lifecourse Project and has a research interest in the determinants and health consequences of alcohol consumption over the life span.