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Viktorija Kesaite

PhD Student

Kath Maguire

I am a PhD student at the University of Exeter. My research focuses on employing econometric methods to examine the causes and consequences of childhood obesity. My research aims to estimate the future impact of childhood obesity on health events/outcomes and on broader societal outcomes such as employment and education.

Prior to joining the University of Exeter I worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Cambridge. My role included researching and analysing macroeconomic data using stress test scenarios, an instrument developed as part of the Cambridge Risk Framework. I also contributed towards the analysis on the economic and societal impact of cyber attacks, terrorist attacks and exploring the possible liabilities in the shipping industry following various marine incidents.

To find out more, please visit the PhD project page.
 

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Employed by
University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Economics of childhood obesity

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Jun
29

Searching and Review Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters (Room 2.35)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Jul
13

Searching and Review Clinic

ITTC Building, Plymouth Science Park (Room N14)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Prisoner mental health collaboration receives extension and funding boost

23 June 2017

A national collaboration supported by PenCLAHRC, investigating ways to support prisoners with mental health problems both...
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Starting school young can put child wellbeing at risk

22 June 2017

New research, supported by PenCLAHRC, has shown that the youngest pupils in each school year...
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Carers speak about helping to shape research and education

16 June 2017

Carers have spoken about the value of sharing their experiences with students and researchers at...
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Research Projects

Public involvement in suicide prevention

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

A research programme examining a public health intervention designed to help members of the public...
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PenCHORD: Modelling the optimal size of Derriford Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU)

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

Providing modelling evidence of the optimal size for an expanded Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU) at...
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Research Projects