Our expertise

Many of our staff, past and present, are internationally recognised as leading thinkers in their subject areas. We have established a unique position as a trusted voice valued by Industry, Government, Academia and the wider public at the centre of science, business and policy-making.
Our work covers;
  • Epidemiological studies and methods
  • Study design and statistical analysis
  • Workplace cluster of disease
  • Systematic reviews and meta-analyses
  • Health impact assessment (HIA) and risk assessment
  • Exposure assessment
  • Policy evaluations
  • Guidance material 
  • Database systems and IT application development
  • Toxicology 
  • Ergonmics design and evaluation
Dr Karen Galea Head of Exposure Science

Karen is Head of the Exposure Science Section of our Research Division. She is actively involved in a wide variety of research projects, mainly focused on exposure assessment relating to health risks. Her work has included the characterisation of aerosols during offshore drilling operations and primary nickel production; a guide to safe handling and disposal of engineered nanoparticles; a case-control study of cancer among current and former Semiconductor employees; an assessment of exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke in the home and working environment; and pesticide biomonitoring in residents living near agricultural land.

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Our head office numbers is +44 (0)131 449 8000

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