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BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD

Research Fellow: He Kāinga Oranga | Housing and Health Research Programme, Te pokapū rōnaki tāone-nui | The New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities, Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington

Contact details

Tel +64 4 832 3359
Google Scholar Ayodeji Fasoro

Research interests and activities

Ayo has a background in epidemiology and biostatistics. He has a strong interest in addressing population health determinants and turning complex data into useful insights to inform practice.

Ayo is currently using Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) datasets to work on two research programmes:

  • Research to maximise the health and well-being gains from housing, and Housing children and youth: Ensuring Aotearoa’s future get the best start possible with He Kāinga Oranga – Housing and Health Research Programme
  • Public housing and urban regeneration: maximising wellbeing with the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities Research Programme

Research Interests:

  • Housing and health
  • Healthy ageing
  • Social determinants of health
  • Communicable and non-communicable disease epidemiology


Oluwadare, T., Oluwafemi, F., Fasoro, A., Faeji, C., Oni, O., Kukoyi, O., & Pwajok, M. (2023). Assessment of housing quality in the Greater Karu Urban Area, Nigeria: A case of unplanned urbanization. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10911359.2023.2218447 Journal - Research Article

Oluwadare, T., Adegbilero-Iwari, O., Fasoro, A., & Faeji, C. (2023). Utilization of primary healthcare centers by residents of Ido-Ekiti, Nigeria. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, 33(2), 227-236. doi: 10.4314/ejhs.v33i2.7 Journal - Research Article

Fasoro, A., Maddocks, W., Barnett, P., & Basu, A. (2023). Trajectories of successful aging among older adults in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of Applied Gerontology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/07334648231163052 Journal - Research Article

Oni, I. O., Faeji, C. O., Fasoro, A. A., Kukoyi, O., & Akingbade, A. M. (2022). Optimization of amylase and lipase enzymes produced by Bacillus cereus and Bacillus subtilis isolated from waste dumpsites. Journal of Applied & Natural Science, 14(3), 978-984. doi: 10.31018/jans.v14i3.3754 Journal - Research Article

Oluwafemi, F. S., Fasoro, A. A., Oluwadare, T., Ogundipe, L., & Faeji, C. O. (2022). Assessment of population density, temperature and humidity effects on COVID-19 transmission. Nigerian Journal of Parasitiology, 43(1). doi: 10.4314/njpar.v43i1.3 Journal - Research Article

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