Jasmin Rostron

Jasmin Rostron is an Associate Social Researcher at NIESR. She is mainly a qualitative researcher with experience in interviews, focus groups and systematic reviews.

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Research Interests

Her main research interests are in migration, education, employment and health. She has conducted research on experiences of women over 50 in the workplace, experiences of working in the hospitality sector and evaluation on education initiatives.


Master of Public Health, University of Edinburgh

Bachelor of Science Anthropology at University College London


2022-Present – Associate Social Researcher, National Institute of Economic and Social Research

2021-2022 – Research Assistant, Usher Network for COVID-19 Evidence Reviews

Additional Information


Stockland, K. Rostron, J. Runge, J. “A qualitative investigation into the experiences of workers in the hospitality sector in Scotland” January 2023. Fair Work Convention, NIESR.

Cathro, C. Runge, J.  Whitwell-Mak, J. Stockland, K. Broughton, N.  Rostron, J. “Improving Public Understanding of Economic Statistics: Presenting Labour Market Statistics to the Public” November 2022. ESCOE, NIESR.

Stockland, K. Runge, J. Rostron, J. “Exploration of the pay and career progression experiences of women aged over 50 in Scotland” June 2022. Fair Work Convention, NIESR.

Journal Publications

Cavers, D. et al. (2022) “Understanding patient barriers and facilitators to uptake of lung screening using low dose computed tomography: A mixed methods scoping review of the current literature,” Respiratory Research, 23(1). Available at: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12931-022-02255-8.

Lee, B. et al. (2022) “Risk of serious COVID-19 outcomes among adults and children with moderate-to-severe asthma: A systematic review and meta-analysis,” European Respiratory Review, 31(166), p. 220066. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1183/16000617.0066-2022.

Cavers, D. et al. (2022) “Optimizing the implementation of lung cancer screening in Scotland: Focus Group Participant Perspectives in the Lungscot Study,” Health Expectations, 25(6), pp. 3246–3258. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.13632.

Talic, S. et al. (2021) “Effectiveness of public health measures in reducing the incidence of covid-19, SARS-COV-2 transmission, and covid-19 mortality: Systematic review and meta-analysis,” BMJ 2021; 375 :e068302. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj-2021-068302.


Roston, J. Oshtrisko, K. Ashcroft, T. Rowa-Dewar, N. McSwiggan, E. “An exploratory study to examine the experiences of working in UNCOVER: a co-creation higher education group.” Higher Education Institutional Research Conference, 22nd September 2021

Rostron, J. “Long Covid: Challenges to Evidence-Based Policy Making.” Usher Network for COVID-19 Evidence Reviews Conference, 11th October 2021

Rostron, J. “Understanding barriers and facilitators to prospective lung cancer screening among a deprived and geographically disperse population: a focus group study.” British Psychosocial Oncology Society 2022 Conference