Dr Andrew Bell

Director of Research and Lecturer in Quantitative Social Sciences

Andy Bell



0114 222 6065

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Before moving to Sheffield, Andy was a lecturer at the University of Bristol, where he also completed his undergraduate degree (in Geography) and PhD (in Advanced Quantitative Methods). His current substantive research focuses on mental health from a life course perspective, but also spans a diverse range of other subject areas, including geography, political science, social epidemiology and economics. Methodologically, Andy’s interests are in the development and application of multilevel models, with work focusing on age-period-cohort analysis and fixed and random effects models.

Research Interests

Multilevel modelling, longitudinal modelling, mental health and wellbeing, life course research, political science, social epidemiology

Current Research


  • (2019) MAKING SENSE OF DATA IN THE MEDIA A Guide for Social Scientists. RIS download Bibtex download

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