Maneka graduated with a Master’s degree in Operational Research and Statistics from the University of Southampton. Following her interest in mathematical modelling, she joined the National Air Traffic Services (NATS) as a Research Analyst.
Maneka joined the College of Medicine and Health at the University of Exeter in 2019 after being awarded a Diabetes UK PhD studentship. She is currently working with Dr Rachel Freathy, Dr Beverley Shields and Professor Andrew Hattersley on the contribution of genetics in offspring birth weight. Her research also focuses on building clinical prediction models for large-for-gestational age (LGA) babies.
- Bsc(Hons) Mathematics with Actuarial Science, University of Southampton
- Master of Science in Operational Research and Statistics, University of Southampton
Genetics, medical statistics and statistical modelling with a focus on models for inference and prediction.
- Using genetics to improve the prediction of large for gestational age babies in women with gestational diabetes.
External Engagement and Impact
Nominated for Diabetes UK Early Career Investigator Award, Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2021.