||Kate trained in biological anthropology at Cambridge, nutritional sciences at Cornell and epidemiology at UC-Berkeley. She is currently Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences, and the University’s Research Champion for Justice and Equality. Kate was a UK NIHR Career Scientist from 2007-12, is a Fellow of the RSA and a Fellow by Distinction of the UK Faculty of Public Health. She is co-author, with Richard Wilkinson, of The Spirit Level, chosen as one of the Top Ten Books of the Decade by the New Statesman, winner of Publication of the Year by the Political Studies Association, translated into 25 languages, and the recently published, The Inner Level. She is a co-founder and trustee of The Equality Trust. Kate and Richard have been awarded Solidar’s Silver Rose Award and The Irish Cancer Society’s Charles Cully Memorial medal. Kate received the Alexander Morison Medal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and is a full member of the Club of Rome.