The Research Team

Professor Mireille B. Toledano – Principal Investigator

Professor in Epidemiology, Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London

Professor Mireille Toledano is an Investigator of the MRC-PHE Centre for Environment & Health She has substantial expertise in environmental exposure assessment and epidemiology and, specifically, in radio frequency-electromagentic field epidemiology.

Dr Rachel Smith

Mohn Research Fellow in Population Child Health

Rachel has a wealth of experience in epidemiological research and brings her expertise to all aspects of SCAMP. For Rachel, SCAMP offers an amazing opportunity to learn about how our environment influences teenagers’ brain development. Rachel loves outdoor activities and is also a qualified first aid instructor. Find out more about Rachel’s research.

Dr Steven Shen

Research Associate, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College

Research Associate Steven joined the SCAMP team in February 2018. Steven co-ordinates the study on a day-to-day basis and works on the epidemiological aspects of the study.

Alex Spiers

PhD student, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College

Previously, Alex worked with young people as a Science teacher based in London secondary schools.

Dr Christine Manoharan

Project Manager

As SCAMP’s project manager, Christine ensures all our research is delivered on time as well as overseeing finance and contracts. Christine joined the project to work on the SCAMP Study app and is excited to see how app-based research may transform how we collect scientific data in the future. 

Jerry Bryan

Data Manager

Jerry manages the data collected by SCAMP researchers to ensure all the information given to us by participants is anonymised, kept up to date and held securely. Jerry applies the ethos that well managed data leads to high quality research to all his work. Jerry is an avid runner and has completed 17 marathons. 

Rhiannon Thompson

Research Assistant

Rhiannon’s research focuses on how the environment affects teenagers’ mental health. Rhiannon hopes SCAMP research will help improve future adolescent mental health policy. Outside of work you can find Rhiannon hanging out with her two cats and doing headstands, sometimes at the same time! Find out more about Rhiannon’s research.

Dr Lan Cheng

Research Associate

Rakhi Biswas Evans

Engagement and Communications Assistant

Rakhi works on communications for SCAMP, as well as planning and delivering research sessions in schools. Rakhi believes studies like SCAMP are important in helping us understand the growing role of digital technology in our lives. Rakhi is usually found reading, baking vegan treats or planning her next trip to the seaside. 

The Research Partners

Professor Michael Thomas

Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck University, London, and Director of the Centre for Educational Neuroscience

Professor Michael Thomas is an expert in cognitive and language development, including research on children and teenagers across a range of cognitive domains.

Dr Iroise Dumontheil

Reader, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck University, London

Dr Iroise Dumontheil’s research focuses on executive functions in adolescence and adulthood, using cognitive assessments and neuroimaging.

Professor Martin Röösli

Head of Unit, Unit for Environmental Exposures and Health at Swiss , Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss TPH, Basel

Professor Martin Röösli is head of the Unit for Environmental Exposures and Health at Swiss TPH. He has conducted numerous epidemiological and exposure assessment studies on electromagnetic field.

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