Increase the Systematic Use of Evidence
Monday July 15th – 09:00
Dr Ruth Garside is a social science researcher specialising in systematic review and evidence synthesis. She has over 15 years’ experience using quantitative and qualitative research methods to investigate a range of policy relevant health and social care questions. Her work has informed national policy customers including the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Home Office. She is particularly interested in using a broad range of evidence to investigate complex public health issues and has a particular interest in methods of synthesis for qualitative research and, recently, in theory led methods of review.
Her role at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health is to coordinate evidence synthesis across streams of research and to help develop these methods within environment and human health. Her focus is on appraising health benefits from the environment.
She is also committed to public and patient involvement in research and founder of HEPE, a netowrk of poeple from across Cornwall who have an interest in research about the connections between environment and health. The group aims to consult and collaborate with researchers from the Centre, ensuring that its work considers the public perspective at all stages of research, from design and conduct to dissemination
Broad research specialisms
Policy relevant systematic review and evidence synthesis methods of complex interventions using quantitative and qualitative research evidence. Public and patient involvement.
Read more at https://medicine.exeter.ac.uk/people/profile/index.php?web_id=Ruth_Garside#YH7iBGj6ivEDdAbU.99