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Biographical details

Dr Morley is based at the National Addiction Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience.  Prior to joining the NAC she worked at the Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology at the University of Melbourne, the Department of Human Genetics at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and the Department of Epidemiology at University College London. 

Kate works on a range of topics related to substance use and psychiatric epidemiology, but she is mainly focused on prognosis research, particularly using linked electronic record data provided by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.  She is a Consultant Epidemiologist for the Society and Ethics Research Group at the Wellcome Genome Campus, leads the Research Methods, Critical Appraisal, and Statistics module for the MSc in Addiction Studies, and also teaches on the Prognosis Research: Concepts, Methods and Clinical Application summer school at Keele University.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Population Health, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland

Award Date: 16 Nov 2007

External positions

Consultant Epidemiologist, Wellcome Genome Campus

1 Feb 20171 Feb 2019

Honorary Fellow, University of Melbourne

23 Jun 201623 Jun 2019


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