Dr Jennifer M Badham

Keywords: physical activity; social network analysis; agent-based modelling

Jen is a computational social scientist with a specific research interest in dynamic processes over networks. She worked in senior policy and modelling positions in the (Australian) Department of Health before switching to academic research. In her CoE position, Jen is building an agent-based model to simulate the potential effect of different interventions that exploit a person’s social network to encourage physical activity (particularly walking).