University research lecturer
Samantha Vanderslott joined the Oxford Vaccine Group in 2016 as a Social Sciences Researcher as part of the Oxford Martin School Programme: ‘The “Human Factor”: Infectious Disease and Collective Responsibility’ (www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/research/programmes/collective-responsibility).
She completed her PhD at UCL (University College London) on the policy development for 'Neglected Tropical Diseases' where she conducted fieldwork in Brazil and China. She is currently researching public attitudes and decisions on vaccination (particularly in relation to pro-vaccination behaviours and vaccine acceptance), along with public policy and media representation of vaccination, across countries and historically. In addition, she collaborates on public engagement, including informing and developing materials for the Vaccine Knowledge Project, which provides information about vaccines and infectious diseases (www.vaccine-knowledge.info). She primarily draws on approaches from sociology, science and technology studies, history, and public health policy.
Addressing vaccine inequities among Ukrainian refugees.
Hill M. et al, (2022), Lancet Infect Dis, 22, 935 - 936
Between paternalism and illegality: a longitudinal analysis of the role and condition of manual scavengers in India.
Saldanha S. et al, (2022), BMJ Glob Health, 7
Attributing public ignorance in vaccination narratives.
Vanderslott S. et al, (2022), Soc Sci Med
Healthcare workers’ mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic: Longitudinal analysis of interview and social media data
Vera San Juan N. et al, (2022)
Healthcare workers' perceptions and attitudes towards the UK's COVID-19 vaccination programme: a rapid qualitative appraisal
Manby L. et al, (2022), BMJ open, 12