Claire Thompson is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Hertfordshire and joined the ARC East of England in January 2020. Her role involves building links with the ARC EoE populations in focus and developing and providing research support and initiative for programmes of research and implementation relating to prevention and early detection in health and social care. Her research interests focus on place-based inequalities, particularly in relation to food, health and wellbeing.
Before joining the University of Hertfordshire, Claire was based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine working on a variety of projects including Olympic regeneration, alcohol licensing, and a Wellcome Trust Society and Ethics fellowship investigating the health and wellbeing challenges of foodbanking. She completed a PhD in Human Geography at Queen Mary University of London.