Peter Martin, Senior Research Fellow

  • Biog.

    Peter is Lecturer in Applied Statistics at the Department of Applied Health Research at University College London. As a statistician, he has been involved in the evaluation of child and adolescent mental health services, the analysis of Hospital Episode Statistics, as well as survey design and analysis.

    His research has traversed a variety of areas, including life course studies; social attitudes, racism and prejudice; child mental health; and research methodology. He is interested in the social and family determinants of child mental health, health inequalities, as well as in research on treatments and services for children and families.

    Please see his UCL page for more information.

  • Projects

  • Selected Publications

    Martin, P., Cortina Borja, M., Newburn, M., Harper, G., Gibson, R., Dodwell, M., . . . Macfarlane, A. (2018). Timing of singleton births by onset of labour and mode of birth in NHS maternity units in England, 2005–2014: A study of linked birth registration, birth notification, and hospital episode data. PLoS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0198183

    Martin, P., Davies, R., Macdougall, A., Ritchie, B., Vostanis, P., Whale, A., & Wolpert, M. (2017). Developing a case mix classification for child and adolescent mental health services: the influence of presenting problems, complexity factors and service providers on number of appointments. Journal of Mental Health, 1-8. Read more

    McMunn, A. M., Martin, P., Kelly, Y., & Sacker, A. (2017). Father's involvement: correlates and consequences for child socioemotional behavior in Great Britain. Journal of Family Issues, 38 (8), 1109-1131. doi:10.1177/0192513X15622415


    For a full list of publications, click here.

  • Training

    Peter teaches Quantitative Data Analysis, Regression Modelling, and Advanced Statistical Modelling in the UCL Doctoral School and on the MSc Programmes of UCL’s Institute of Epidemiology and Healthcare

  • Supervisor

    Current UCL PhD students

    Antonella Cirasola (2017-). The role of Therapeutic Alliance in Psychological Therapies for adolescent depression

    Tom Poulton (2017 - ). Socio-economic inequalities in outcomes of bowel surgery

    Alistair Connell (2017 - ). The implementation of a digitally enabled care pathway for the recognition and management of acute kidney injury

    Completed UCL PhD students

    Sally O'Keeffe (2015-2018). ‘I just stopped going’: A mixed methods investigation into dropout from psychological treatment in adolescents with depression



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