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Kate Pickett

Professor of Epidemiology

Department of Health Sciences, University of York

Kate Pickett

Kate Pickett is professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences at the University of York. From 2007 to 2012 she was a National Institute for Health Research Career Scientist. Kate Pickett is a co-founder of The Equality Trust and was awarded a 2013 Silver Rose Award from Solidar for championing equality and the 2014 Charles Cully Memorial Medal by the Irish Cancer Society. She co-authored (with Richard G. Wilkinson) on The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better.

Futhermore Kate Pickett is:

  • Commissioner for the Living Wage Commission
  • Serving on the Scientific Council of Inequality Watch
  • Member of the Human Capital Research Working Group of the Institute for New Economic Thinking
  • On the Steering Committee of the Alliance for Sustainability and Prosperity