Mr Nicholas Connor
Int Head of Res Governance & Integrity
Nicholas has over 15 years of experience in cutting-edge Global Health research spanning diverse projects and settings. He has worked in the Indian Sub-Continent for many years as well as worked intensively on projects in a variety of East, West and Central African countries. He has deep experience with development, execution and management of complex projects. He has worked with the school since 2019 managing Quality Assurance for a number of clinical trials on Ebola and HPV vaccines. He has deep experience researching risk factors predisposing young children to community-acquired neonatal infections in South Asia and has been involved in child nutrition research and anthropometry. Nicholas is a team player and continues to help generate policy-changing research to optimally safeguard and improve the health of people in vulnerable conditions, to minimize threats to healthcare systems and to help build research capacity in LMICs.
Nicholas holds degrees with distinction in Global Health, Health Sciences and Ethics. He is focused on the set-up and maintenance of quality assurance, control and management systems to support Good Clinical Practices (ICH-GCP) during collaborative research in complex environments. He has a long-term interest in research ethics, development economics, data science, South-south partnerships and global health history.
Nicholas has taught numerous short courses in Good Clinical Practice, Good Clinical Laboratory Practices, Issue Escalation within a clinical trial and has developed a suite of training materials related to these topics.
Formerly, he developed and taught a course module in Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rheumatology for the undergraduate medical students while at Queen Mary University London.
Nicholas underwent course development training at Harvard School of Public Health to develop course content for the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University, this course was cancelled due to the 2008 financial downturn.
He remains interested in global health Pedagogy.
Quality Assurance in Global Health; Clinical Trials; Neonatal Infection; Ebola Virus Disease/viral hemorrhagic fevers;