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Professor Michaela Benzeval Director, Understanding Society, University of Essex

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mjbenz@essex.ac.uk
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01206 873983
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2N2.5A.12

Michaela is Professor of Longitudinal Research and the Director and Principal Investigator of Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Study. Before joining ISER, Michaela was a Programme Leader, and Research Project Director of the West of Scotland Twenty-07 Study, at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow. She has also worked at Queen Mary University of London, East London and City Health Authority, the London School of Economics and the King’s Fund. Michaela studied economics at the University of Bath, and health policy and epidemiology, as well as a PGCAP, at the University of London, and gained her PhD, on income and health, from the University of Glasgow.

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    Publications

    Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 91 in total

    1. Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

      Elaine Robertson, Kelly Reeve, Claire L. Niedzwiedz, et al.

      1. Psychology
      2. Medicine
      3. Demography
      4. Ethnic Groups
      5. Health
      6. Covid 19
    2. High frequency online data collection in an annual household panel study: some evidence on bias prevention and bias adjustment

      Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, et al.

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Survey Methodology
      3. Health
      4. Covid 19
    3. Tracking the mental health of home-carers during the first COVID-19 national lockdown: evidence from a nationally representative UK survey

      Elise Whitley, Kelly Reeve, and Michaela Benzeval

      1. Disability
      2. Older People
      3. Psychology
      4. Unpaid Work
      5. Young People
      6. Households
      7. Public Policy
      8. Well Being
      9. Health
      10. Life Course Analysis
      11. Caregiving
      12. Covid 19
    4. Predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

      Elaine Robertson, Kelly Reeve, Claire L. Niedzwiedz, et al.

      1. Psychology
      2. Medicine
      3. Demography
      4. Ethnic Groups
      5. Health
      6. Covid 19
    5. The mental health impact of COVID-19 and lockdown-related stressors among adults in the UK

      Tarani Chandola, Meena Kumari, Cara L. Booker, et al.

      1. Psychology
      2. Households
      3. Public Policy
      4. Well Being
      5. Health
      6. Covid 19
    6. Psychological distress among people with probable COVID-19 infection: analysis of the UK Household Longitudinal Study

      Claire L. Niedzwiedz, Michaela Benzeval, Kirsten Hainey, et al.

      1. Psychology
      2. Demography
      3. Well Being
      4. Health
      5. Life Course Analysis
      6. Covid 19
    7. Mental health and health behaviours before and during the initial phase of the COVID-19 lockdown: longitudinal analyses of the UK Household Longitudinal Study

      Claire L. Niedzwiedz, Michael James Green, Michaela Benzeval, et al.

      1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
      2. Psychology
      3. Demography
      4. Public Policy
      5. Well Being
      6. Health
      7. Covid 19
    8. Understanding Society at 10 years

      Lucinda Platt, Gundi Knies, Renee Reichl Luthra, et al.

      1. Social Groups
      2. Area Effects
      3. Geography
      4. Interdisciplinarity: Social Sciences
      5. Survey Methodology
      6. Research
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Surveys
      10. Sociology
      11. Biology
      12. Genetics
      13. Covid 19
    9. Mental health and health behaviours before and during the initial phase of the COVID-19 lockdown: longitudinal analyses of the UK Household Longitudinal Study

      Claire L. Niedzwiedz, Michael J. Green, Michaela Benzeval, et al.

      1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
      2. Psychology
      3. Demography
      4. Public Policy
      5. Well Being
      6. Health
      7. Covid 19
    10. Briefing note COVID-19 survey: family relationships

      Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, Thomas F. Crossley, et al.

      1. Psychology
      2. Time Use
      3. Young People
      4. Education
      5. Labour Market
      6. Public Policy
      7. Well Being
      8. Health
      9. Social Behaviour
      10. Sociology Of Households
      11. Caregiving
      12. Social Psychology
      13. Covid 19
    11. The mental health impact of COVID-19 and pandemic related stressors among adults in the UK

      Tarani Chandola, Meena Kumari, Cara L. Booker, et al.

      1. Psychology
      2. Households
      3. Public Policy
      4. Well Being
      5. Health
      6. Covid 19
    12. Understanding families' lives across the lifecourse: the value of panel studies. Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study

      Michaela Benzeval

      1. Life Course Analysis
      2. Surveys
      3. Sociology Of Households
    13. Briefing note COVID-19 Survey: the economic effects

      Thomas F. Crossley, Michaela Benzeval, Jonathan Burton, et al.

      1. Lone Parents
      2. Labour Market
      3. Unemployment
      4. Economics
      5. Poverty
      6. Welfare Benefits
      7. Income Dynamics
      8. Savings And Assets
      9. Wages And Earnings
      10. Household Economics
      11. Debt: Indebtedness
      12. Health
      13. Finance
      14. Caregiving
      15. Covid 19
    14. Briefing note COVID-19 survey: health and caring

      Michaela Benzeval, Cara L. Booker, Jonathan Burton, et al.

      1. Psychology
      2. Demography
      3. Public Policy
      4. Well Being
      5. Health
      6. Social Stratification
      7. Caregiving
      8. Covid 19
    15. Briefing note COVID-19 survey: home schooling

      Michaela Benzeval, Magda Borkowska, Jonathan Burton, et al.

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Time Use
      3. Young People
      4. Education
      5. Child Development
      6. Households
      7. Household Economics
      8. Health
      9. Covid 19

    Media

    Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 31 in total

    1. Vaccine hesitancy more likely in young people, women and some ethnic groups

      1. Psychology
      2. Medicine
      3. Demography
      4. Ethnic Groups
      5. Health
      6. Covid 19
    2. Call to prioritise minority ethnic groups for Covid vaccines

      1. Psychology
      2. Medicine
      3. Demography
      4. Ethnic Groups
      5. Health
      6. Covid 19
    3. Covid vaccine: 72% of black people unlikely to have jab, UK survey finds

      1. Psychology
      2. Medicine
      3. Demography
      4. Ethnic Groups
      5. Health
      6. Covid 19
    4. Protect BAME people hit financially by Covid, says UK thinktank

      1. Demography
      2. Labour Market
      3. Unemployment
      4. Economics
      5. Poverty
      6. Welfare Benefits
      7. Survey Methodology
      8. Income Dynamics
      9. Savings And Assets
      10. Wages And Earnings
      11. Household Economics
      12. Debt: Indebtedness
      13. Ethnic Groups
      14. Health
      15. Finance
      16. Social Stratification
      17. Covid 19
    5. The Understanding Society Covid-19 study

      1. Survey Methodology
      2. Health
      3. Surveys
      4. Covid 19
    6. Britons with life-threatening conditions denied care during pandemic

      1. Psychology
      2. Demography
      3. Public Policy
      4. Well Being
      5. Health
      6. Social Stratification
      7. Caregiving
      8. Covid 19
    7. The health impact of the pandemic: NHS hospital treatments for long-term health conditions fall by over 60% in April

      1. Psychology
      2. Demography
      3. Public Policy
      4. Well Being
      5. Health
      6. Social Stratification
      7. Caregiving
      8. Covid 19
    8. Black, minority Britons hit hardest by COVID job losses, researchers say

      1. Demography
      2. Labour Market
      3. Unemployment
      4. Economics
      5. Poverty
      6. Welfare Benefits
      7. Survey Methodology
      8. Income Dynamics
      9. Savings And Assets
      10. Wages And Earnings
      11. Household Economics
      12. Debt: Indebtedness
      13. Ethnic Groups
      14. Health
      15. Finance
      16. Social Stratification
      17. Covid 19
    9. Coronavirus hitting BAME and single parent families worst financially

      1. Demography
      2. Labour Market
      3. Unemployment
      4. Economics
      5. Poverty
      6. Welfare Benefits
      7. Survey Methodology
      8. Income Dynamics
      9. Savings And Assets
      10. Wages And Earnings
      11. Household Economics
      12. Debt: Indebtedness
      13. Ethnic Groups
      14. Health
      15. Finance
      16. Social Stratification
      17. Covid 19
    10. BAME and single-parent families worst hit financially by Covid-19

      1. Demography
      2. Labour Market
      3. Unemployment
      4. Economics
      5. Poverty
      6. Welfare Benefits
      7. Survey Methodology
      8. Income Dynamics
      9. Savings And Assets
      10. Wages And Earnings
      11. Household Economics
      12. Debt: Indebtedness
      13. Ethnic Groups
      14. Health
      15. Finance
      16. Social Stratification
      17. Covid 19
    11. Observing, understanding and improving society - for everyone

      1. Demography
      2. Labour Market
      3. Unemployment
      4. Economics
      5. Poverty
      6. Welfare Benefits
      7. Survey Methodology
      8. Income Dynamics
      9. Savings And Assets
      10. Wages And Earnings
      11. Household Economics
      12. Debt: Indebtedness
      13. Ethnic Groups
      14. Health
      15. Finance
      16. Social Stratification
      17. Covid 19
    12. 60% of cancer patients miss treatment during first month of the pandemic

      1. Psychology
      2. Demography
      3. Public Policy
      4. Well Being
      5. Health
      6. Social Stratification
      7. Caregiving
      8. Covid 19
    13. E-cigarettes may be helping disadvantaged smokers to quit

    14. Social inequalities in vaping: why smoking matters

    15. Working mothers disproportionately more stressed, study claims


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