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Rebecca Lacey

St George's, University of London

Rebecca Lacey

Becca is a Lifecourse Social Epidemiologist interested in the outcomes of young and young adult carers. She is particularly interested in whether outcomes (e.g. health, education, pathways into work) differ by gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic position. She has expertise in the use of longitudinal population surveys, including birth cohorts and household panels.


Countries UK;
Topics Care inequalities; Care needs poverty and deprivation; Care trajectories; Data science; Employment education and family carers; Epidemiology and ageing trajectories; Gender and care; Outcomes for unpaid/informal carers; Unpaid / informal care; Younger carers;
Methods Longitudinal data analysis; Quantitative data analysis; Surveys;
Role Research;
Interest Groups Employment Education and Family carers;
Research interests

Young and young adult carers

Mental health

Longitudinal analysis