Dr Hiranthi Jayaweera

Hiranthi Jayaweera was a Senior Researcher at COMPAS from 2005 to 2015, working mainly on projects in the Welfare, and Urban Change and Settlement clusters, with activities involved in the Global Exchange on Migration & Diversity. She has a particular research interest in issues around migration and health, and the integration of migrants, and has undertaken quantitative and qualitative research in both areas.

Hiranthi has a DPhil in Sociology and has researched, taught and written about issues related to social divisions, particularly gender and ethnic divisions in the UK.

Before working at COMPAS she was a researcher at the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit at the University of Oxford. Her work focused on barriers to care for low income childbearing women, and included analysing data on ethnic minority families in the Millennium Cohort Study. 


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