30 January 2009
We would like to welcome Dr Kamel Mansi to the Centre. Kamel has been appointed to a joint post as a Research Statistician at UWE. Half of his post is to work on the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) Road Safety Research Project, funded by the Department for Transport, working with Liz Towner, Alan Emond and Julie Mytton. This project examines exposure to injury risk in the road environment and reported road traffic injuries in 13-14 year olds. The other half of his post is to provide statistical advisory services, support and training for clinical researchers at North Bristol NHS Trust. Dr Mansi has experience in both quantitative and qualitative research techniques.
Dr Kamel Mansi started his PhD in Humanities at the University of Manchester. In his PhD project, he examined the main obstacles that Arab Yemeni women encountered in British society, with a particular focus on cultural and social change factors.
His research interests include: Social capital and its impact on integration and social inclusion, social change and its effect on ethnic minority integration in the British society and building national identity, gender issues in public health such as domestic violence against women and children, women’s reproductive health, obesity among children.