- Honorary Research Fellow (School of Medicine)
- Senior Investigator Scientist (MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit)
Hilary joined the unit in 1999 to work on the newly established evaluation programme. Hilary has a Bachelor of Nursing and a Masters of Public Health from the University of Glasgow. Her PhD comprised a collection of her peer reviewed publications within the field of developing evidence for healthy public policy. Hilary's general research interests are around gathering and translating research evidence to inform healthy public policy. Her work has focussed on assessing the health and socio-economic impacts of housing improvement and area based regeneration investment, as well as transport, employment, and welfare interventions
Hilary's work spans a wide range of methodologies including the use of qualitative and quantitative methods to evaluate community interventions. Most recently she has developed methods to manage and promote transparency of narrative synthesis of complex interventions. Hilary is an editor with the Cochrane Public Health Review Group.
Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.
- Supporting Older people into Employment (SOPIE): identitying factors influencing return to work in the over 50s
Medical Research Council
2014 - 2017
- The M74 study: longitudinal follow-up for the health effects of a new urban motorway.
National Institute for Health Research
2013 - 2015