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Anwar Musah

Research Associate

Development frontiers in crime, livelihood and poverty (FCLP)

UCL Department of geography

Pearson Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT



PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health (2013 - 2017) – Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Nottingham

MSc in Modern Epidemiology (2010 - 2011) – Imperial College London

BSc (Honours) in Mathematics and Statistics with Management (2004 - 2007) – Brunel University

Anwar is a Research Associate at the UCL Department of Geography. He works with Dr James Cheshire, Dr Tatiana Thieme and with global partners at ABU Zaria University (Nigeria) on the Development Frontiers on Crime, Livelihood & Poverty (FCLP). His work focuses on the dynamics and interlinkages between crime, livelihoods and poverty in second-tier cities in Africa. His work is interdisciplinary which includes the application of statistical modelling and GIS to spatially referenced sociodemographic, environmental and criminological records.

Musah A, Gibson JE, Leonardi-BJ, Cave MR, Ander EL & Bath-Hextall F (2013) Regional variations of Basal cell carcinoma incidence in the UK using The Health Improvement Network database (2004 to 2010). British Journal of Dermatology. 169 (5): 1093 – 9. DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12446