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Taya Collyer

Taya Collyer
Name
Taya Collyer
Title
Organisation
Social Policy School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK EH89LD
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Research Interests
Health policy, Philosophy of science, Epidemiology, Economic Theory, statistics
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/social_policy/taya_collyer

PhD Title

Disciplinary Training and Epistemological Tension in Health Inequalities and Disparities Research

Public health research is a multidisciplinary field, and research about health inequalities (or 'Disparities') is especially diverse. Assumptions and assertions about the ways which disciplinary training influences the design, conduct and interpretation of research about health have not yet been tested empirically, this thesis explores these issues via a multiple methods.