Dr Anuprita Shukla

Research Scientist

Dr Anuprita Shukla is a Research Scientist at the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), UK. She has a public health background and contributes to a wide variety of cross-sectoral research projects, mainly focused on health and wellbeing impacts relating to exposure and health risks in the sectors including healthcare, transport, utilities, energy and emergency services. Her work extends to investigating agricultural and air pollution’s impacts on health and wellbeing of community members.

Her contribution to international development spans close to twenty years, undertaking research, teaching, consultancy and project management covering ten countries across South Asia and Europe (including Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India). She has published in Social Science and Medicine, Health and Place, and AIDS Care on issues of public health and given several talks. 

She has recently researched on the themes of the intergenerational knowledge exchange, nutrition literacy and sustainable food systems approach for improved health and well-being outcomes of indigenous farmers in India. Her earlier research focused on gender dimensions of agriculture in wheat producing regions in South Asia. She has a long-standing experience of working in Public Health and Policy, including HIV/AIDS and specialises in working with the most marginalised groups such as sex workers, adolescent and youth groups, rural and indigenous communities, and urban slum communities.

Contact details:

Research Scientist

Office: +44 (0) 131 449 8075

Email: anuprita.shukla@iom-world.org

Twitter:  @anuprita_shukla  


  • PhD in Public Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK (Straight pass with no corrections)
  • MSc Public Health, School of Health Sciences, Pune University, India (Distinction)
  • BSc Zoology, North Maharashtra University, India (Distinction)

Research interests:

  • Public Health, HIV/AIDS, Monitoring and Evaluation, Agriculture and Sustainable development, Qualitative Research Methods