Calum Mattocks is a Research Associate at Cambridge Public Health.
His research has focused on ageing and in particular, age-friendly communities and their facilitators and barriers. This work has included leading on systematic reviews and qualitative and quantitative research methods. It includes the evaluation of Age-friendly Cities and Communities, examining the experiences of older people in rehoming schemes and looking at the relationship between local planning laws and age-friendly rural communities in England. On a practical level, he has worked with designers and planners in Northstowe, an NHS Healthy New Town of 10,000 homes to make it more age-friendly. Calum also spent some time working with Public Health England as a Research Advisor and was instrumental in the development of an East of England Research and Evaluation Hub.