Dr Richie Harrington
BA, MSc, PhD
Senior Research Data Scientist
Richie is a senior researcher in Diet Data and Interventions Group and leads the foodDB and BetterBasket projects. He built the core software platforms underpinning these projects, is passionate about tackling large, real-world, complex problems with data and technology, and is interested in big data, public-health, tech-for-good, machine learning, community-building and citizen science.
Richie has experience and interests in computational biology, molecular evolution and digital health, and has a BA in Genetics from Trinity College, Dublin, an MSc in Bioinformatics from the University of Ulster, and a PhD in Bioinformatics from the University of Cambridge. He also founded Digital Health Oxford, a cross-sector community of researchers, clinicians, designers, software engineers and others, now running out of the Department of Primary Health Care Sciences, and TheHill Oxford, a health innovation hub running out of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Estimating the environmental impacts of 57,000 food products.
Clark M. et al, (2022), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119
Supplemental Data for 'Estimating the environmental impacts of 57,000 food products'
CLARK M. et al, (2022)
The sugar content of foods in the UK by category and company: A repeated cross-sectional study, 2015-2018.
Bandy LK. et al, (2021), PLoS medicine, 18
Assessing the healthiness of UK food companies' product portfolios using food sales and nutrient composition data.
Bandy LK. et al, (2021), PloS one, 16
Digitally enabled social prescriptions: adaptive interventions to promote health in children and young people.
Harrington RA. et al, (2020), Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 113, 270 - 273