Dr. Feifei Bu is a research fellow at the Faculty of Social Sciences. She obtained her doctorate degree in 2015 from the University of Essex. Her PhD dissertation was on adolescents’ educational and occupational aspirations and their later life outcomes. Her current research agenda is focused on the influences of population aging, health and social care for older people, and health costs etc. She has particular expertise in quantitative methodologies including multilevel modelling, panel methods, structural equation modelling and missing data analysis.
Whilst being in a research post, she is keen to support teaching and supervising activities in the University. She delivers guest lectures to both undergraduate and graduate students, on quantitative methodology and big data analysis. She has successfully supervised a master’s thesis by a ‘1 + 3’ student and a student from the Nuffield Research Placements Scheme.