You can view Fran’s current and forthcoming publications here. Click on the links below to be redirected to the publication where available (some may require a subscription to the journal).


Green M, Musi E, Rowe F, Darren C, Darlington-Pollock F, Kypridemos C, Morse A, Rossini P, Tulloch J, Davies A, Dearden E, Maheswaran H, Singleton A, Vivancos R, Sheard S (forthcoming) Identifying how COVID-19 related misinformation reacts to the announcement of the UK national lockdown: An interrupted time-series study. Big Data and Society.

Darlington-Pollock F, Green M and Simpson L (2021) Why were there 231 707 more deaths than expected in England between 2010-2018? An ecological analysis of mortality records. Journal of Public Health.

Lomax N, Norman P and Darlington-Pollock F (2021) Defining distance thresholds for migration research. Population, Space and Place

Giebel C, Sutcliffe C, Darlington-Pollock F, Green M, Akpan A, Dickinson J, Watson J, Gabbay M (2021) Health inequities in the care pathways for people living with young and late-onset dementia: From pre-COVID-19 to early pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18020686 

Darlington-Pollock F, Peters K (2020) Progress in the study of health inequalities and selective migration: Mobilising the new mobilities paradigm. Progress in Human Geography.

Darlington-Pollock F, Dunning R and Dolega L. (2020) Ageism, Overlapping Vulnerabilities and Equity in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Town Planning Review.

Watson J, Giebel C,  Green M, Darlington-Pollock F, Akpan A. (2020) Use of routine and cohort data globally in exploring dementia care pathways and inequalities: a systematic review. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.  

Darlington-Pollock F and Norman P. (2020) Establishing a framework of analysis for selective sorting and changing health gradients. Population, Space and Place.

Wallace M and Darlington-Pollock F. (2020) Poor health, low mortality? Paradox found among immigrants in England and Wales. Population, Space and Place.

Darlington-Pollock F and Norman P. (2019) Stalling life expectancy and increased mortality in working ages deserve urgent attention, The Lancet Public Health, 4(11): e543-e544. [commentary]

Green MA, Widener M, Darlington-Pollock F, Pearce J. (2019) The evolution of Health & Place: Text mining papers published between 1995 and 2018,  Health & Place,

Darlington-Pollock F, Lomax N, Norman P. (2019) Ethnic Internal Migration: The Importance of Age and Migrant Status, The Geographical Journal, 185: 68-91. **Top 10% most downloaded paper in year following publication**

Shackleton N, Darlington-Pollock F,Norman P, Jackson R, Exeter D. (2018) Longitudinal deprivation trajectories and risk of cardiovascular disease in New Zealand, Health & Place, 53: 34-42.

Darlington-Pollock F, Shackleton N, Norman P, Lee AC & Exeter D (2017) Differences in the risk of cardiovascular disease for movers and stayers in New Zealand: A survival analysis International Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-017-1011-4

Darlington-Pollock F & Norman, P (2017) Examining ethnic inequalities in health and tenure in England: a repeated cross-sectional analysis Health & Place 13 (46): 82-90.

Darlington-Pollock F, Norman P, Lee AC, Grey C, Metha S, Exeter D (2016) To move or not to move? Exploring the relationship between residential mobility, risk of cardiovascular disease and ethnicity in New Zealand Social Science & Medicine, 165: 128-140.

Darlington F, Norman P, Ballas D, Exeter D (2015) Exploring ethnic inequalities in health: evidence from the Health Survey for England, 1998-2011 Diversity and Equality in Health and Care, 12 (2): 54-65.


Darlington-Pollock F and Wallace M (2020) Mortality. In Kobayashi A. (Ed) International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography (Second Edition), Elsevier: 199-204.

Darlington-Pollock F, Norman P, Exeter D, Shackleton N. (2018) Researching Migration and Health: Perspectives and Debates. In Crooks VA, Andrews G and Pearce J (eds) Routledge Handbook of Health Geography, Chapter 10.

Darlington-Pollock F, Norman P, Ballas D. (2018) Using Census Microdata to Explore the Inter-relationships between Ethnicity, Health, Socioeconomic Factors and Internal Migration. In Stillwell J, (ed) Routledge Handbook of Census Resources, Data and Applications.

Norman P and Darlington-Pollock F. (2018) The changing geography of deprivation in Great Britain: exploiting small area census data, 1971-2011. In Stillwell J, (ed) Routledge Handbook of Census Resources, Data and Applications.

Darlington F, Norman P and Gould M. (2015) Migration and Health. In Smith D, Finney N, Halfacree K, Walford N (eds) Internal Migration: Geographical Perspective and Processes. Ashgate Publications: Farnham, pp.113-128.


Darlington-Pollock F. (2020) Book Review: A Research Agenda for Migration and Health. Geographical Research.

Darlington-Pollock F. (2018) Book Review: Internal Migration in the Developed World. Are We Becoming Less Mobile? Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy. 11(4): 731-733.

Darlington-Pollock F. (2016) Book Review: People and Places: An Atlas of Social Change. BSPS Newsletter, 119. Available at:

OTHER (Media, Commentary, Working Papers)

Darlington-Pollock F, Simpson L, Green M (2021) Pre-COVID-19 death rates should be a warning for the UK government if it wants to build back better. The Conversation

Darlington-Pollock F, Yang Y, Dolega L, Singleton A, Yates S (2021) Left Behind Neigbourhoods and Digital Poverty amongst Older People. Policy Brief.

Wallace M, Wilson B, Darlington-Pollock F (2020) The Children of the Windrush: Social Inequalities across Multiple Domains of Life. Stockholm Research Reports in Demography, no 2020:40.

Darlington-Pollock F (2020) A message to new geography undergrads from a university lecturer: ‘In this time of crisis, there is opportunity’. Geographical.

Lord A, Batey P, Buck M, Darlington-Pollock F,Dembski S, Dunning R, Moore T, Singleton A, Sturzaker J. (2019) An Evidence Base to support Cobalt Housing’s Growth Strategy. University of Liverpool. 

Darlington-Pollock, F. (2019) Austerity is hurting women’s health. Social Europe, available at:

Darlington-Pollock, F., Lomax, N., Norman, P. (2019) When do we move, and how far? Geography Directions Blog Post, available at:

Darlington F, Norman P, Ballas D (2014) Working Paper – Exploring changing social structures and health using the Health Survey for England: a technical note on the creation and analysis of a time-series dataset in SPSS