Jen Badham's Home Page

Work stuff

Hi, I am a computational social scientist with an interest in the way social structures affect transmission of diseases and ideas. My research interests include:

  • Relationships between the properties of social networks;
  • Algorithms that generate networks with specific properties;
  • Simulation of epidemics, information and beliefs over social networks.

Come and find me at Durham University if you're interested in collaborating.

I previously spent 15 years in health policy in Australia and then ran Critical Connections, a consultancy company builds models to assist decision making in complex systems such as health policy.

Other stuff

I have lots of hobbies. The most time consuming (and expensive!) is collecting nonsport trading cards (comics and science fiction) and I have an extensive trade list and information site here. This is somewhat inactive as I moved countries for work reasons.

I also do a lot of reading: mostly crime fiction and popular science, but also (big) history, philosophy and other social sciences. I am a mediocre musician and will link up to whatever bands I end up joining in my new city.