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Dr Frank De Vocht

Dr Frank De Vocht

Dr Frank De Vocht
BSc, MSc, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health Research

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Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health Research

Office Room 4.05 Canynge Hall
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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+44 (0) 117 928 7239


Frank de Vocht is a Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology and Public Health Research, and joined the School of Social and Community Medicine and NIHR School of Public Health Research in 2014. He obtained his PhD from Utrecht University in the Netherlands and subsequently worked at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France, and the Centre for Epidemiology/Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Manchester, before coming to Bristol. He has over 70 peer-review publications and has written a number of book chapters on epidemiology, exposure assessment and the effects of electromagnetic fields on humans. His work is funded by NIHR, the European Union and several charities, and he specializes in epidemiology of lifestyle, environmental, and occupational risk factors, with a special interest in the assessment, measurement, modelling and interpretation of exposures for epidemiological research. His work to date includes work on the health effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, carcinogenic risk in various industries, the health effects of air pollution, and the use of probabilistic methodology in public health research.  In addition to his position at the University of Bristol, he is also an honorary Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Epidemiology at The University of Manchester and committee member of the UK Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment (COMARE). Frank de Vocht's academic blog discussing epidemiology and public health can be found at

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