Ir, MM, MSc, PhD
Lecturer in Poverty at the Global Development Institute.
Deputy director, Rory and Elizabeth Brooks Doctoral college.
Deputy director, MSc Programme in International Development.
Previously on research leave in spring 2009 and 2012 at the Harvard School of Public Health.
I supervise research students and postdocs studying healthy ageing in particular cognitive ageing using longitudinal ageing studies from around the world including the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, the US Health and Retirement Study, the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study and the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey.
I also supervise research students studying healthy digital dividends particularly how different digital technologies deliver varying benefits to different groups in society and through what mechanisms.
Former PhD students: Dave Griffiths, Yanuar Nugroho, Joana Almodovar, Necla Acik-Toprak, Paul Widdop, Sujarwoto, Adrian Leguina Ruzzi, Adi Pierewan, Devi Femina, Asri Maharani, Wulung Hanandita, Robert Eendebak, Syed Zahiruddin.
Current PhD students: Guannan Li, Sam Anderson (Biotechnology & Biological Science Research Council).