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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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Sep
11

Searching and Review Clinic

Room 2.17, South Cloisters, St Lukes Campus, University of Exeter

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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27

Searching and Review Clinic

Room N14, ITTC Building, Plymouth

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Job opportunity - PenCLAHRC Research Fellow

02 August 2018

The University of Plymouth Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry are looking to recruit a Research Fellow within...
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Professor Ken Stein appointed Director of the NIHR Systematic Reviews Programme

22 July 2018

PenCLAHRC’s Deputy Director, Professor Ken Stein, has been appointed as Programme Director for the NIHR Systematic Reviews (SR)...
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Celebrating positives in the classroom may improve child behaviour and mental health

18 July 2018

Training teachers to focus their attention on positive conduct, and to avoid jumping to correct...
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Research Projects

Improving Continence

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

What is the available evidence for interventions relating to improving continence for children and young...
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UNTEST

Theme: Diagnostics & Stratified Medicine

How can we help GPs make better use of thyroid function tests?
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Research Projects