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Research Fellow
Department of Women's and Children's Health (Dunedin)

International Collaborative on Costs, Outcomes and Needs in Care (ICCONiC)


I am a researcher on the Big Data team within the Better Start National Science Challenge focussing on mental health research for children and young people. I am also a PhD candidate where my research focuses on Autism Spectrum Disorder using big data. My other research interests include health economics and sports analytics.


Slykerman, R. F., Clasby, B. E., Chong, J., Edward, K., Milne, B. J., Temperton, H., Thabrew, H., & Bowden, N. (2024). Case identification of non-traumatic brain injury in youth using linked population data. BMC Neurology, 24, 82. doi: 10.1186/s12883-024-03575-6 Journal - Research Article

Vu, H., Bowden, N., Gibb, S., Audas, R., Dacombe, J., McLay, L., … Taylor, B., … Theodore, R., … Schluter, P. J. (2024). Mortality risk among Autistic children and young people: A nationwide birth cohort study. Autism. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/13623613231224015 Journal - Research Article

Hetrick, S. E., Hobbs, M., Fortune, S., Marek, L., Wiki, J., Boden, J. M., Theodore, R., Ruhe, T., Kokaua, J. J., … Bowden, N. (2024). Proximity of alcohol outlets and presentation to hospital by young people after self-harm: A retrospective geospatial study using the integrated data infrastructure. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 58(2), 152-161. doi: 10.1177/00048674231203909 Journal - Research Article

Bowden, N., Dixon, R., Anderson, V., de Bock, M., Boucsein, A., Kewene-Edwards, M., Gibb, S., Kokaua, J., Palmer, O., Paul, R., Taylor, B., Vu, H., & Wheeler, B. J. (2024). Associations between type 1 diabetes and educational outcomes: An Aotearoa/New Zealand nationwide birth cohort study using the Integrated Data Infrastructure. Diabetologia, 67, 62-73. doi: 10.1007/s00125-023-06026-y Journal - Research Article

Kokaua, J., Kolose-Pulefolau, B., Ruhe, T., Aldridge, F., Foliaki, S., Kokaua, L., Mapusua, T., Dacombe, J., Richards, R., Blakelock, R., & Bowden, N. (2023). Is parent education a factor in identifying autism/takiwātanga in an ethnic cohort of Pacific children in Aotearoa, New Zealand? A national cross-sectional study using linked administrative data. Autism. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/13623613231217800 Journal - Research Article

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