Farah Jamal is a social researcher. Her research explores the social determinants of young people’s health and well-being and health inequalities. She also has a keen interest in qualitative research synthesis methodology. She has recently worked on a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) mixed-methods systematic review examining the effects of schools and school environment interventions on young people’s health. She has also conducted qualitative field work in East London secondary schools addressing topics including bullying and aggressive behaviours and the social context of eating practices among young people. Farah is currently Research Fellow at the Institute for Health & Human Development at the University of East London.