Natasha Wood is a researcher at LHA. After completing an MSc in Social Research Methods at the University of Surrey Natasha was a researcher at the National Centre for Social Research managing the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Prior to joining the unit she was completing an ESRC funded PhD at UCL. Natasha is working on an ESRC CLOSER funded project on associations between childhood circumstances and adult wellbeing using four birth cohort studies, including the NSHD. Natasha’s research interests include social relationships, physical health and wellbeing, particularly at older ages.