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Yr Athro James Lewis

Yr Athro James Lewis

Co-lead and Academic Director, Y Lab

Email
lewisj78@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 9874
Campuses
56 Plas y Parc, Cathays, Caerdydd, CF10 3AT
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@ylabwales we support and promote experimentation and innovation in public services in Wales.

I also conduct research in global health, focusing on conducting pragmatic evaluations of health system innovations across a range of disease areas and geographies.

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Education

2001 –2005: PhD in Epidemiology at Imperial College London.

“Behavioural, demographic and social risk factors for HIV infection in rural Zimbabwe.” Received MRC funding.

1999 –2000: MSc in Applied Statistics at the University of Oxford.

Grade: Distinction. Gutierrez Toscano prize for joint top result. Received EPSRC funding.

1996 – 1999: BA (Hons) in Mathematics at the University of Cambridge.

Class: 2:1.

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Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society

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2016 – 2018: Associate Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Based in London.

2013 – 2018: Deputy Director, Centre for Evaluation, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

2013 – 2016: Senior Lecturer, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Based in London.

2012 – 2013: Lecturer, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Based in London.

2007 – 2012: Lecturer, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Based at Aurum Institute, Johannesburg.

2005 – 2007: Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Based at Aurum Institute, Johannesburg.

2001: Research assistant, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra.

2000 – 2001: Research assistant, Centre for Socioeconomic Research, Welsh School of Pharmacy, University of Wales, Cardiff.

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Statistical reviewer, Lancet journals

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@ylabwales we are conducting research on public service innovation, including working with projects on our Innovate to Save programme https://www.nesta.org.uk/project/innovate-save/

The primary evaluation methodologies I have applied in global health have been cluster randomised trials and stepped wedge trials, always in interdisciplinary teams. I currently work on projects in Wales, Peru, Burkina Faso and India. I lived in Johannesburg for seven years and I have also worked on projects in China, Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Supervision

I am interested in supervising PhD and Professional Doctorate students in the areas of:

  • public services innovation
  • social innovation
  • smart cities
  • global health