Student Projects

Our team members regularly propose topics for MSc summer projects and provide supervision. These topics are generally circulated by MSc course coordinators but if you have an idea for summer project that falls under the PHI|Lab themes do get in touch with us.

Examples of projects supervised:

  • Associations between park proximity and childhood weight status: A case study in the London Borough of Lambeth (2019)
  • Are national and international nutrition recommendations effective at improving diets? A panel interrupted time-series analysis of household food and beverage purchases in Britain (2019)
  • Do households in Great Britain that buy more unhealthy food spend more money? Analysis of household-level purchases from a nationally representative panel (2019)
  • Change in alcoholic beverage sales following a 10-pence levy on sugar-sweetened beverages in a chain of national restaurants in the UK (2019)
  • Understanding the patterns of organic food and beverage purchases in Great Britain (2019)
  • Investigation into physical activity and sedentary times association with later mental health outcomes in East London adolescents (2019)
  • Implementing nutritional practices into UK food banks: A qualitative study exploring stakeholders involved in improving the nutritional quality of food parcels (2018)
  • Analysis of purchasing patterns of beverages and socio-demographic profile of purchasers, using latent class analysis (2018)
  • Intra-household consumption of non-alcoholic beverages – a secondary data analysis of British households (2018)
  • Improving adherence to UK guidelines on the early introduction of allergenic foods in infancy to prevent food allergies: the applicability of behavioural economics (2018)
  • Exploring the price effect of food subsidies on purchase and consumption of healthy foods (2017)
  • Taxing sugar sweetened beverages in Mexico: evidence of policy effectiveness and consumer attitudes (2017)