Bo Hou is a Senior Research Fellow and works in the Inequalities Research Unit. His main responsibilities are related to quantitative analyses and modelling. He also works with wider BiB teams and the C-SAG.

Bo has a background in Economics and Social Statistics. He studied Economics at Bristol and Manchester Universities and gained PhD in Social Statistics from the University of Manchester in 2017. Prior to joining the BiB team, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Peking University in China. His broad research interests are related to health inequalities.

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Katie Pybus, Brian Kelly, Bo Hou, Mildred Ajebon, Claire McIvor, Daniel Bingham, Rosemary McEachan, Kate Pickett, Josie Dickerson , (2022). Changes in children’s wellbeing in Bradford during COVID-19: The Born in Bradford COVID-19 longitudinal research study. Wellcome Open Research DOI: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.17642.1,
Pybus, Katie, Kelly, Brian, Hou, Bo, Ajebon, Mildred, McIvor, Claire, Bingham, Daniel, McEachan, Rosemary, Pickett, Kate, Dickerson, Josie., (2022). Changes in children’s wellbeing in Bradford during COVID-19: The Born in Bradford COVID-19 longitudinal research study (preprint). Organizacao Mundial da Saude DOI: ppcovidwho-337777,
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Kate E Pickett, Mildred Ajebon, Bo Hou, Brian Kelly, Philippa K Bird, Josie Dickerson, Katy Shire, Claire McIvor, Mark Mon-Williams, Neil Small, Rosemary McEachan, John Wright, Deborah Lawlor, (2022). Vulnerabilities in child well-being among primary school children: a cross-sectional study in Bradford, UK. BMJ Journals, 12(6), DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049416,
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Kate E Pickett, Mildred Ajebon, Bo Hou, Brian Kelly, Philippa K Bird, Josie Dickerson, Katy Shire, Mark Mon-Williams, Neil Small, Rosemary McEachan, John Wright, Deborah A Lawlor, (2021). Vulnerabilities in child wellbeing among primary school children: a cross-sectional study in Bradford, UK. medRxiv DOI: 10.1101/2021.01.10.21249538,
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Daniel D. Bingham, Andy Daly-Smith, Jennifer Hall, Amanda Seims, Sufyan A. Dogra, Stuart J. Fairclough, Mildred Ajebon, Brian Kelly, Bo Hou, Katy A. Shire, Kirsty L. Crossley, Mark Mon-Williams, John Wright, Kate Pickett, Rosemary McEachan, Josie Dickerson, Sally E. Barber on behalf of the Bradford Institute for Health Research COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Group, (2021). Covid-19 lockdown: Ethnic differences in children’s self-reported physical activity and the importance of leaving the home environment; a longitudinal and cross-sectional study from the Born in Bradford birth cohort study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity DOI: 10.1186/s12966-021-01183-y,
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Ellen J. Thompson, Dylan M. Williams, Alex J. Walker, Ruth E. Mitchell, Claire L. Niedzwiedz, Tiffany C. Yang, Charlotte F. Huggins, Alex S. F. Kwong, Richard J. Silverwood, Giorgio Di Gessa, Ruth C.E. Bowyer, Kate Northstone, Bo Hou, Michael J. Green, Brian Dodgeon, Katie J. Doores, Emma L. Duncan, Frances M. K. Williams, Andrew Steptoe, David J. Porteous, Rosemary R. C. McEachan, Laurie Tomlinson, Ben Goldacre, Praveetha Patalay, George B. Ploubidis, Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Kate Tilling, Christopher T. Rentsch, Nicholas J Timpson, Nishi Chaturvedi, Claire J. Steves, (2021). Risk factors for long COVID: analyses of 10 longitudinal studies and electronic health records in the UK. medRxiv DOI: 10.1101/2021.06.24.21259277,
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Nancy McBride, Paul Yousefi, Ulla Sovio, Kurt Taylor, Yassaman Vafai, Tiffany Yang, Bo Hou, Matthew Suderman, Caroline Relton, Gordon C. S. Smith and Deborah A. Lawlor , (2021). Do Mass Spectrometry-Derived Metabolomics Improve the Prediction of Pregnancy-Related Disorders? Findings from a UK Birth Cohort with Independent Validation. MDPI, 11(8), DOI: 10.3390/metabo11080530 ,