Dr Sue Easton

Sue EastonResearch Associate

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Biography

Sue is a highly experienced quantitative researcher with expertise in modelling using both GIS and advanced statistical methods such as multilevel and longitudinal modelling. She is deeply committed to the research of social and spatial inequalities. Since completing her PhD in Geography at the University of Sheffield (2010), she has researched: sociospatial variation in children’s access to the best schools, home-owner out-migration linked to ethnic “other” inmigration in Glasgow, and an intervention directed at improving rates of breastfeeding primarily in deprived areas. In her previous work life Sue worked in social housing and homelessness as well as the NHS for over a decade prior to undertaking an MA in Social Policy and Research Methods at the University of York (in 2000). Sue is from Southall, a diverse multicultural community in West London.

Publications

Journal articles

  • Relton C, Strong M, Renfrew M, Thomas K, Burrows J, Whelan B, Whitford H, Scott E, Fox-Rushby J, Anokye N, Sanghera S, Johnson M, Easton S & Walters S (2016) A cluster randomised controlled trial of a financial incentive for mothers to improve breastfeeding in areas with low breastfeeding rates: The NOSH study protocol.. BMJ Open. View this article in WRRO
  • Easton S (2015) Featured graphic. Parental ‘choice’ and sociospatial segregation in a UK city: access to the best state-funded secondary schools for Black Somali pupils. Environment and Planning A, 47(10), 2021-2022. View this article in WRRO
  • Easton SC & Ferrari ET (2015) Children's Travel to School - the interaction of individual, neighbourhood and school factors. Transport Policy, 44, 9-18. View this article in WRRO
  • Riva M, Bambra C, Easton S & Curtis S (2011) Hard times or good times? Inequalities in the health effects of economic change. International Journal of Public Health, 56(1), 3-5.

Conference proceedings papers

  • Whelan & Strong (2015) ‘Paying mums to breastfeed’ - can it work?. European Journal of Public Health, Vol. 25(Supplement 3) (pp 207-208) View this article in WRRO
  • Easton S (2009) Context or composition? Exploring the adult health and well-being of British children born in different regions. Society for Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Vol. 73(63) (pp A28-A28). University of Newcastle, 9 September 2009 - 11 September 2009. View this article in WRRO
  • Green JM, Easton S & Baston HA (2000) Greater Expectations? A comparison of women’s expectations and experiences of maternity care choices in 1987 and 2000. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology 18(3):258. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Vol. 18(3) (pp 258-258), 11 September 2016 - 13 September 2000.

Theses / Dissertations

  • Easton S (2010) How do multiple disadvantages combine to produce poorer health outcomes?. Viva - April 2010.
  • Working papers
  • Easton S (2014) The Mortality Risk of Jobseeker’s Allowance Claimants: An Analysis using British National Benefits Data. PhD01, 01, 1-21. View this article in WRRO

Book reviews

  • Easton S (1999) Book Reviews: - Dorling, D. and Simpson, S. (eds.), 1999, Statistics in Society: The Arithmetic of Politics, London: Arnold - Hood, S., Oliver, S., Mayall, B., 1999 Critical Issues in Social Research: Power and Prejudice, Buckingham : Open University Press. Sociology, 33(4), 841-842. View this article in WRRO

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