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Cambridge Public Health

 
Head of Communications & Knowledge Exchange

Oliver leads on communications and knowledge exchange for the MRC Epidemiology Unit. He is responsible for traditional and social media outputs, and works to promote dialogue between researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and other groups. He also teaches Communications skills on the Cambridge Population Health Sciences MPhil. Oliver has worked in academia, the NHS and the media, and continues to work as a freelance writer.

 

Links:

www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/people/oliver-francis/

www.oliverfrancis.net

Publications from Elements

Journal articles

2022

  • Musuva, RM., Foley, L., Wadende, P., Francis, O., Lwanga, C., Turner-Moss, E., Were, V. and Obonyo, C., 2022. Navigating the local foodscape: qualitative investigation of food retail and dietary preferences in Kisumu and Homa Bay Counties, western Kenya. BMC Public Health, v. 22
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13580-4
  • Wadende, P., Francis, O., Musuva, R., Mogo, E., Turner-Moss, E., Were, V., Obonyo, C. and Foley, L., 2022. Foodscapes, finance, and faith: Multi-sectoral stakeholder perspectives on the local population health and wellbeing in an urbanizing area in Kenya. Front Public Health, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.913851
  • 2021 (Accepted for publication)

  • Olatunji, E., Obonyo, C., Wadende, P., Were, V., Musuva, R., Lwanga, C., Turner-Moss, E., Pearce, M., Mogo, ERI., Francis, O. and Foley, L., 2021 (Accepted for publication). Cross-Sectional Association of Food Source with Food Insecurity, Dietary Diversity and Body Mass Index in Western Kenya Nutrients, v. 14
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.3390/nu14010121
  • 2020

  • Foley, L., Francis, O., Musuva, R., Mogo, ER., Turner-Moss, E., Wadende, P., Were, V. and Obonyo, C., 2020. Impacts of a New Supermarket on Dietary Behavior and the Local Foodscape in Kisumu, Kenya: Protocol for a Mixed Methods, Natural Experimental Study. JMIR Res Protoc, v. 9
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.2196/17814
  • 2019 (Accepted for publication)

  • Cullerton, K., Francis, O., Forouhi, N., Adams, J. and White, M., 2019 (Accepted for publication). What principles should guide interactions between population health researchers and the food industry? Systematic scoping review of peer reviewed and grey literature Obesity Reviews,
  • Cullerton, K., Adams, J., Francis, O., Forouhi, N. and White, M., 2019 (Accepted for publication). Building consensus on interactions between population health researchers and the food industry: two-stage, online, international Delphi study and stakeholder survey PLoS ONE,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221250
  • 2019

  • Monsivais, P., Francis, O., Lovelace, R., Chang, M., Strachan, E. and Burgoine, T., 2019. Author Correction: Data visualisation to support obesity policy: case studies of data tools for planning and transport policy in the UK. Int J Obes (Lond), v. 43
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1038/s41366-019-0337-9
  • Monsivais, P., Francis, O., Lovelace, R., Chang, M., Strachan, E. and Burgoine, T., 2019. Correction: Data visualisation to support obesity policy: case studies of data tools for planning and transport policy in the UK. Int J Obes (Lond), v. 43
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1038/s41366-019-0335-y
  • Cullerton, K., Adams, J., Francis, O., Forouhi, N. and White, M., 2019. In reply to letter to the editor from V. Kraak and M. Mialon et al. Obes Rev, v. 20
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/obr.12886
  • 2018 (Accepted for publication)

  • Monsivais, P., Francis, O., Lovelace, R., Chang, M., Strachan, E. and Burgoine, THS., 2018 (Accepted for publication). Data visualisation to support obesity policy: Case studies of data tools for planning and transport policy in the UK. International Journal of Obesity,
  • 2017 (Accepted for publication)

  • Van der Graaf, P., Francis, O., Doe, E., Barrett, E., O'Rorke, M. and Docherty, G., 2017 (Accepted for publication). Structural approaches to knowledge exchange: comparing practices across five Centres of Excellence in Public Health Journal of Public Health,
  • 2015

  • van Sluijs, EMF. and Francis, O., 2015. A Story Lost in Translation--or a Cautionary Tale? J Phys Act Health, v. 12
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2015-0433
  • 2013

  • Ogilvie, DB., Panter, J., Woodcock, J. and Francis, O., 2013. Physical activity and the environment: in search of scientific evidence for public health solutions. Transportation Professional 2013,
  • Conference proceedings

    2018

  • Cullerton, K., Adams, J., Forouhi, N., Francis, O. and White, M., 2018. BUILDING INTERNATIONAL CONSENSUS ON GUIDELINES FOR RESEARCHERS INTERACTING WITH THE FOOD INDUSTRY: SYSTEMATIC SCOPING REVIEW, DELPHI STUDY AND INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, v. 72
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2018-SSMabstracts.87
  • 2013 (Accepted for publication)

  • Francis, O., 2013 (Accepted for publication). Mind the gap! Can researchers deliver what local policymakers want in an evidence briefing document?