Laura Sheppard

28 May 2024

Laura is a postdoctoral Research Fellow working with Dr Felix Tropf on the FINDME project on missing heritability. Her specific role examines environmental and genetic factors that predict inequalities in educational attainment. She joined CLS in April 2024. Her general research interests involve using quantitative methods to examine social inequalities such as UK food bank use and gendered dynamics within higher education. Laura has a BSc in Geography and an MRes in Advanced Quantitative Methods from the University of Bristol. Laura completed her PhD in 2024 at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, UCL. Her PhD focused on gender and higher education inequalities using data science and quantitative geography.

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