Dr Nicola Wardrop is a Statistics Advisor at the UK Department for International Development, based in the Health Services and Nutrition teams.

Previously, Nicola has held post-doctoral roles and an independent MRC fellowship based in Geography and Environment at the University of Southampton and the University of Edinburgh Medical School. Her research focusses on the use of epidemiological and environmental data, GIS, spatial analysis and statistical modelling to provide improved understanding of the complex factors driving infectious disease transmission. She has a particular interest in the application of these methods to neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), zoonoses and vector borne diseases, mainly in resource poor settings such as sub Saharan Africa.

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