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Dr Miranda Armstrong

Miranda Armstrong is a Physical Activity Epidemiologist and Lecturer in Physical Activity in Adults. Her research focuses on the associations between physical activity and various health outcomes such as vascular diseases and fractures in adults. She also has external collaborations with researchers based in Africa in which she researches childhood physical fitness, physical activity and nutritional status.

Miranda has a BSc. (hons) (Rhodes University, 2003), an MPhil in Computational Biology (University of Cambridge, 2007) and was awarded a PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Cape Town in 2009.


Previous Appointment

2008-2017: Physical Activity Epidemiologist on the Million Women Study (, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford.

Within the Cancer Epidemiology Unit, Miranda used data from the Million Women Study (a prospective study of 1.3 Million middle-aged UK Women) to examine the associations between physical activity and body size, and health outcomes including fractures and various vascular diseases.