Charlotte Kelly


Key Research Interests

  • Exploring the links between transport accessibility and public health
  • Accessibility to healthcare facilities
  • Ex post versus ex ante appraisal

Employment History

  • Senior Research Fellow, ITS & Academic Unit for Health Economics, University of Leeds (2010 - Present)
  • Research Fellow, ITS, University of Leeds (2005 - 2010)


  • BA Economics and Sociology, University of York,
  • MRes In the Built Environment, University of Leeds

 Research Projects and Experience

Charlotte currently holds an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship (2014 - 2018) 

Title of the study

Quality of Life is a matter of distance? - A study investigating the relationship between centralising health services and health inequalities for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis.

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Charlotte's recent projects include:

  • ‘'On the buses': evaluating the impact of introducing free bus travel for young people on the public health (Funded by NIHR)
  • Travelling to see the GP (Funded by NHS Bradford, Airedale and Leeds)
  • Ex post evaluation of cohesion policy interventions 2000-2006 financed by the cohesion fund  (Funded by European Commission DG REGIO)
  • Improving the evidence base on value for money of small transport improvement schemes (Funded by the DfT)


  • Masters dissertation supervisor
  • Project Appraisal (TRAN2030)
  • Healthy Cities: Transport and Health (TRAN3070)
  • Transport and Public Health (TRAN5260M)
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