Dr Mhairi Mackenzie

  • Senior Lecturer (Institute of Health and Wellbeing)
  • Associate (School of Medicine)
  • Senior Lecturer (Urban Studies)

telephone: 0141 330 4352
email: Mhairi.MacKenzie@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research Interests

Public health policy; inequalities in access to, and utilisation of, public services; evaluation methodologies for complex health and social interventions; gender based violence.

 

Elected member of the Social Policy & Society Editorial Board (from Jan 2015)

Member of the Chief Scientist Office Academic Fellowship Award Committee

Member of the Social Policy Association

Selected publications

Grants

Current/Recently Completed Grants

Wyke S, Mercer S, Mackenzie M, O'Donnell CA. Evaluation of the Links Worker Programme in 'Deep End' Practices in Glasgow. £336,537. NHS Health Scotland; August 2014-Oct 2016.

Mackenzie M, Stanley N, Feder, G, Cosgrove K,Barton D.Police to Primary Care: Testing the feasibility and acceptability of a high risk domestic abuse notification pilot. CSO: £182,584. May 2014- Jan 2016

Mackenzie M, Hastings A, Watt G & Simpson S. Proportionate Universalism – testing concept and methods. University of Glasgow Adam Smith Research Foundation; £1,898. 2013

Hastings A, Watt G, Mackenzie M. Studentship: Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith Studentship: ‘When push comes to shove: getting primary care practitioners and patients on board for ‘proportionate universalism’ in the age of austerity’ Sept 2012 -Sept 2016.

Kearns A, Mackenzie M. Studentship: Scottish Government/ESRC Studentship: Expanding Horizons? Investigating the Commonweath Games 2014 Legacy for Young People in the East End ofGlasgow Sept 2012 - Sept 2015

Mackenzie M, Hastings A, Munro M, O’Donnell CA. A critical interpretive review of the applicability of ‘candidacy’ as a concept in understanding access to public services. University of Glasgow Adam Smith Research Foundation/Urban Studies Research Fund; £3,851. May-July 2011.

Mackenzie, M, O’Donnell CA, McCartney G. Studentship: Testing the applicability of realist synthesis in the context of the Commonwealth Games.Glasgow Centre for Population Health; £54,500. 1 August 2011 – 31 July 2014.

O’Donnell CA, Mackenzie M, Mair F. Tackling health inequalities in primary care: can performance indicators be a sustainable part of the solution? CSO Healthcare Improvement; £74,995. 1 August 2010 – 31 March 2010.

O’Donnell CA, Mackenzie M, Sridharan S, Platt S. National evaluation of Keep Well.
NHS Health Scotland; £1,051,679. 1 April 2007 – 30 September 2010.

 O’Donnell CA, Mackenzie M, Sridharan S, Platt S. National evaluation of Keep Well: Patient and practice experience. NHS Health Scotland; £59,227. 1 March 2008 – 30 September 2010.

McGregor A, Beaumont P, Fischbacher M, Mackenzie M, Stewart S. Evaluation of the Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives Workplace Services and Award Programme. NHS Health Scotland; £231,000. 1 June 2009 – 31 March 2012.

Hankey C, Leslie W, Lean, M, Mackenzie M. Food Choices and Changes in Body Weight and Shape in those attempting Smoking Cessation. Food Standards Agency; £660,850. 1 September 2007 – 28 February 2010.

 

 

Supervision

Current students

Breannon Babbel

(joint supervision with Annette Hastings & Prof Graham Watt): ‘When push comes to shove: getting primary care practitioners and patients on board for ‘proportionate universalism’ in the age of austerity’

Lord Kelvin and Adam Smith Scholarship (1+3). 2012-2016

 Sharon Greenwood

(joint supervision with Lucy Pickering and Joy Barlow): 'Remembering ‘The Forgotten Carers’: Understanding the Support Needs of Adult Children Caring for Drug & Alcohol Misusing Parents'

ESRC Pathway Award (+3): 2013-2016

Anna Cunningham

(joint supervision with Prof Kate O'donnell and Dr Gerry McCartney): ‘Testing the applicability of realist synthesis in the context of the Commonwealth Games’

Glasgow Centre for Population Health (+3): 2011-2014

James Kaufman

(joint supervision with Sharon Wright): Behaviour Change in Action: understanding agency and contextualized interaction in benefits recipients’ encounters with street-level advisers

ESRC 2013-2016

 Maureen Kidd

(joint supervision with Prof Ade Kearns): Expanding Horizons?  Investigating the Commonweath Games 2014 Legacy for Young People in the East End ofGlasgow

ESRC Scottish Government Collaborative Award (+3). 2012-2015

Sue Laughlin

(Joint supervision with Moira Munro): How fair is the city? The impact of equality legislation on city life: a Glasgow Case Study.

Self-funded. 2013-2018.

 Steve Rolfe

(joint supervision with Annette Hastings): 'Assessing the outcomes of community involvement in local government'

Urban Studies Foundation (+3). 2012-2015

Heather Wardle

(joint supervision with Prof Gerda Reith): New applications of expansive empirical sociology: understanding the relationship between gambling behaviour, social environment and risk.

ESRC (quota award +3): 2011-2014

 

Completed students

Brian Chaplin: Health and Wellbeing in an island community where urban style deprivation and traditional rural values interact. 2010

Carole Anderson: Negotiating infant feeding in private and public: an exploratory study of women’s experiences 2011

Colleen Kerr: Health and wellbeing in mixed communities. 2011

Ellie Conway: Family Secrets and Social Silence: women with insecure immigration status and domestic abuse policy in Scotland. 2012 

 

Examining  (PhDs/MDs)

David Ogilvie: Shifting towards healthier transport? From systematic review to primary research (University of Glasgow, 2007)

Kate Munro: Developing a dialogue on health: user involvement in health and health services (University of Glasgow, 2008)

Gerry McCartney: How will the Commonwealth Games impact on Glasgow’s health and how will we know? (University of Glasgow, 2010)

Teaching

Postgraduate

  • Convenor, MRes Public Policy
  • Convenor, MRes Urban Research
  • Co-ordinator, Understanding Health Policy (Masters in Global Health)

 I am the Convenor of the PhD Pogramme in urban Studies

Undergraduate

  • Co-ordinator of Health Policy and Health Services (Honours)

All publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2015 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2002
Number of items: 23.

2015

MacKenzie, M., Conway, E., Hastings, A., Munro, M., and O'Donnell, C. A. (2015) Intersections and multiple 'candidacies': exploring connections between two theoretical perspectives on domestic abuse and their implications for practicing policy. Social Policy and Society, 14 . ISSN 1474-7464 (doi:10.1017/S1474746414000244) (Early Online Publication)

2013

MacKenzie, M., Conway, E., Hastings, A., Munro, M., and O'Donnell, C. (2013) Is ‘candidacy’ a useful concept for understanding journeys through public services? A critical interpretive literature synthesis. Social Policy and Administration, 47 (7). pp. 806-825. ISSN 0144-5596 (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9515.2012.00864.x)

McCartney, G., Collins, C., and MacKenzie, M. (2013) What (or who) causes health inequalities: theories, evidence and implications? Health Policy, 113 (3). pp. 221-227. ISSN 0168-8510

Lean, M.E.J. et al. (2013) Feasibility and indicative results from a 12 month low-energy-liquid-diet treatment and maintenance programme for severe obesity. British Journal of General Practice, 63 (607). pp. 115-124. ISSN 0960-1643 (doi:10.3399/bjgp13X663073)

2012

Mackenzie, M., Reid, M., Turner, F., Wang, Y., Clarke, J., Sridharan, S., Platt, S., and O'Donnell, C. (2012) Reaching the Hard-to-Reach: Conceptual Puzzles and Challenges for Policy and Practice. Journal of Social Policy, 41 (3). pp. 511-532. ISSN 0047-2794 (doi:10.1017/S0047279412000074)

Koshy, P., Mackenzie, M., Leslie, W., Lean, M., and Hankey, C. (2012) Eating the elephant whole or in slices: views of participants in a smoking cessation intervention trial on multiple behaviour changes as sequential or concurrent tasks. BMC Public Health, 12 (500). ISSN 1471-2458 (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-500)

Leslie, W.S., Koshy, P.R., Mackenzie, M., Murray, H.M., Boyle, S., Lean, M.E.J., Walker, A., and Hankey, C.R. (2012) Changes in body weight and food choice in those attempting smoking cessation: a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 12 (389). ISSN 1471-2458 (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-389)

O'Donnell, C., Mackenzie, M., Reid, M., Turner, F., Wang, Y.-Y., Clarke, J., Sridharan, S., and Platt, S. (2012) Delivering a national programme of anticipatory care in primary care: a qualitative study. British Journal of General Practice, 62 (597). ISSN 0960-1643 (doi:10.3399/bjgp12X636137)

2011

MacKenzie, M., Turner, F., Platt, S., Reid, M., Wang, Y., Clark, J., Sridharan, S., and O'Donnell, C.A. (2011) What is the 'problem' that outreach work seeks to address and how might it be tackled? Seeking theory in a primary health prevention programme. BMC Health Services Research, 11 (Dec). p. 350. ISSN 1472-6963 (doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-350)

2010

Koshy, P., Mackenzie, M., Tappin, D., and Bauld, L. (2010) Smoking cessation during pregnancy: the influence of partners, family and friends on quitters and non-quitters. Health and Social Care in the Community, 18 (5). pp. 500-510. ISSN 0966-0410 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2524.2010.00926.x)

Mackenzie, M., O'Donnell, C., Halliday, E., Sridharan, S., and Platt, S. (2010) Do health improvement programmes fit with MRC guidance on evaluating complex interventions? British Medical Journal, 340 . c185. ISSN 0959-535X (doi:10.1136/bmj.c185)

2009

Jeffrey, S., Stone, D.H., Blamey, A., Clark, D., Cooper, C., Dickson, K., Mackenzie, M., and Major, K. (2009) An evaluation of police reporting of road casualties. Injury Prevention, 15 (1). pp. 13-18. ISSN 1353-8047 (doi:10.1136/ip.2008.018630)

Mackenzie, M., Koshy, P., Leslie, W., Lean, M., and Hankey, C. (2009) Getting beyond outcomes: a realist approach to help understand the impact of nutritional intervention during smoking cessation. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 63 (9). pp. 1136-1142. ISSN 0954-3007 (doi:10.1038/ejcn.2009.38)

2008

Mackenzie, M. (2008) 'Doing' public health and 'making' public health practitioners: putting policy into practice in 'Starting Well'. Social Science and Medicine, 67 (6). pp. 1028-1037. ISSN 0277-9536 (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.05.021)

2007

Blamey, A., and Mackenzie, M. (2007) Theories of change and realistic evaluation: peas in a pod or apples and oranges? Evaluation, 13 (4). pp. 439-455. ISSN 1356-3890 (doi:10.1177/1356389007082129 )

Mackenzie, M., Blamey, A., Halliday, E., Maxwell, M., McCollam, A., McDaid, D., MacLean, J., Woodhouse, A., and Platt, S. (2007) Measuring the tail of the dog that doesn't bark in the night: the case of the national evaluation of Choose Life (the national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide in Scotland). BMC Public Health, 7 . p. 146. ISSN 1471-2458 (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-146)

2006

Mackenzie, M. (2006) Benefit or burden: introducing paraprofessional support staff to health visiting teams: the case of 'Starting Well'. Health and Social Care in the Community, 14 (6). pp. 523-531. ISSN 0966-0410 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2524.2006.00640.x)

Mackenzie, M., Blamey, A.A., and Hanlon, P.W. (2006) Using and generating evidence: policy makers' reflections on commissioning and learning from the Scottish Health Demonstration Projects. Evidence and Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2 (2). pp. 211-226. ISSN 1744-2648 (doi:10.1332/174426406777068885)

2005

Bauld, L., Judge, K., Barnes, M., Benzeval, M., Mackenzie, M., and Sullivan, H. (2005) Promoting social change: the experience of health action zones in England. Journal of Social Policy, 34 (3). pp. 427-445. ISSN 0047-2794 (doi:10.1017/S0047279405008858)

Mackenzie, M., and Blamey, A. (2005) The practice and the theory: lessons from the application of a theories of change approach. Evaluation, 11 (2). pp. 151-168. ISSN 1356-3890 (doi:10.1177/1356389005055538 )

Barnes, M., Bauld, L., Benzeval, M., Judge, K., Mackenzie, M. and Sullivan, H., (Eds.) (2005) Health Action Zones: Partnerships for Health Equity. Routledge , London. ISBN 9780415325516

Mackenzie, M., Lawson, L., Mackinnon, J., and Meth, F. (2005) Local strategies for whole systems change. In: Barnes, M., Bauld, L., Benzeval, M., Judge, K., Mackenzie, M. and Sullivan, H. (eds.) Health Action Zones: Partnerships for Health Equity. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415325509

2002

Mackenzie, M., Lawson, L., and MacKinnon, J. (2002) Generating learning. In: Bauld, L. and Judge, K. (eds.) Learning From Health Action Zones. Aeneas Press, Chichester. ISBN 9781902115245

This list was generated on Fri Oct 24 07:23:04 2014 BST.
Number of items: 23.

Article

MacKenzie, M., Conway, E., Hastings, A., Munro, M., and O'Donnell, C. A. (2015) Intersections and multiple 'candidacies': exploring connections between two theoretical perspectives on domestic abuse and their implications for practicing policy. Social Policy and Society, 14 . ISSN 1474-7464 (doi:10.1017/S1474746414000244) (Early Online Publication)

MacKenzie, M., Conway, E., Hastings, A., Munro, M., and O'Donnell, C. (2013) Is ‘candidacy’ a useful concept for understanding journeys through public services? A critical interpretive literature synthesis. Social Policy and Administration, 47 (7). pp. 806-825. ISSN 0144-5596 (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9515.2012.00864.x)

McCartney, G., Collins, C., and MacKenzie, M. (2013) What (or who) causes health inequalities: theories, evidence and implications? Health Policy, 113 (3). pp. 221-227. ISSN 0168-8510

Lean, M.E.J. et al. (2013) Feasibility and indicative results from a 12 month low-energy-liquid-diet treatment and maintenance programme for severe obesity. British Journal of General Practice, 63 (607). pp. 115-124. ISSN 0960-1643 (doi:10.3399/bjgp13X663073)

Mackenzie, M., Reid, M., Turner, F., Wang, Y., Clarke, J., Sridharan, S., Platt, S., and O'Donnell, C. (2012) Reaching the Hard-to-Reach: Conceptual Puzzles and Challenges for Policy and Practice. Journal of Social Policy, 41 (3). pp. 511-532. ISSN 0047-2794 (doi:10.1017/S0047279412000074)

Koshy, P., Mackenzie, M., Leslie, W., Lean, M., and Hankey, C. (2012) Eating the elephant whole or in slices: views of participants in a smoking cessation intervention trial on multiple behaviour changes as sequential or concurrent tasks. BMC Public Health, 12 (500). ISSN 1471-2458 (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-500)

Leslie, W.S., Koshy, P.R., Mackenzie, M., Murray, H.M., Boyle, S., Lean, M.E.J., Walker, A., and Hankey, C.R. (2012) Changes in body weight and food choice in those attempting smoking cessation: a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 12 (389). ISSN 1471-2458 (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-389)

O'Donnell, C., Mackenzie, M., Reid, M., Turner, F., Wang, Y.-Y., Clarke, J., Sridharan, S., and Platt, S. (2012) Delivering a national programme of anticipatory care in primary care: a qualitative study. British Journal of General Practice, 62 (597). ISSN 0960-1643 (doi:10.3399/bjgp12X636137)

MacKenzie, M., Turner, F., Platt, S., Reid, M., Wang, Y., Clark, J., Sridharan, S., and O'Donnell, C.A. (2011) What is the 'problem' that outreach work seeks to address and how might it be tackled? Seeking theory in a primary health prevention programme. BMC Health Services Research, 11 (Dec). p. 350. ISSN 1472-6963 (doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-350)

Koshy, P., Mackenzie, M., Tappin, D., and Bauld, L. (2010) Smoking cessation during pregnancy: the influence of partners, family and friends on quitters and non-quitters. Health and Social Care in the Community, 18 (5). pp. 500-510. ISSN 0966-0410 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2524.2010.00926.x)

Mackenzie, M., O'Donnell, C., Halliday, E., Sridharan, S., and Platt, S. (2010) Do health improvement programmes fit with MRC guidance on evaluating complex interventions? British Medical Journal, 340 . c185. ISSN 0959-535X (doi:10.1136/bmj.c185)

Jeffrey, S., Stone, D.H., Blamey, A., Clark, D., Cooper, C., Dickson, K., Mackenzie, M., and Major, K. (2009) An evaluation of police reporting of road casualties. Injury Prevention, 15 (1). pp. 13-18. ISSN 1353-8047 (doi:10.1136/ip.2008.018630)

Mackenzie, M., Koshy, P., Leslie, W., Lean, M., and Hankey, C. (2009) Getting beyond outcomes: a realist approach to help understand the impact of nutritional intervention during smoking cessation. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 63 (9). pp. 1136-1142. ISSN 0954-3007 (doi:10.1038/ejcn.2009.38)

Mackenzie, M. (2008) 'Doing' public health and 'making' public health practitioners: putting policy into practice in 'Starting Well'. Social Science and Medicine, 67 (6). pp. 1028-1037. ISSN 0277-9536 (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.05.021)

Blamey, A., and Mackenzie, M. (2007) Theories of change and realistic evaluation: peas in a pod or apples and oranges? Evaluation, 13 (4). pp. 439-455. ISSN 1356-3890 (doi:10.1177/1356389007082129 )

Mackenzie, M., Blamey, A., Halliday, E., Maxwell, M., McCollam, A., McDaid, D., MacLean, J., Woodhouse, A., and Platt, S. (2007) Measuring the tail of the dog that doesn't bark in the night: the case of the national evaluation of Choose Life (the national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide in Scotland). BMC Public Health, 7 . p. 146. ISSN 1471-2458 (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-146)

Mackenzie, M. (2006) Benefit or burden: introducing paraprofessional support staff to health visiting teams: the case of 'Starting Well'. Health and Social Care in the Community, 14 (6). pp. 523-531. ISSN 0966-0410 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2524.2006.00640.x)

Mackenzie, M., Blamey, A.A., and Hanlon, P.W. (2006) Using and generating evidence: policy makers' reflections on commissioning and learning from the Scottish Health Demonstration Projects. Evidence and Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2 (2). pp. 211-226. ISSN 1744-2648 (doi:10.1332/174426406777068885)

Bauld, L., Judge, K., Barnes, M., Benzeval, M., Mackenzie, M., and Sullivan, H. (2005) Promoting social change: the experience of health action zones in England. Journal of Social Policy, 34 (3). pp. 427-445. ISSN 0047-2794 (doi:10.1017/S0047279405008858)

Mackenzie, M., and Blamey, A. (2005) The practice and the theory: lessons from the application of a theories of change approach. Evaluation, 11 (2). pp. 151-168. ISSN 1356-3890 (doi:10.1177/1356389005055538 )

Book Section

Mackenzie, M., Lawson, L., Mackinnon, J., and Meth, F. (2005) Local strategies for whole systems change. In: Barnes, M., Bauld, L., Benzeval, M., Judge, K., Mackenzie, M. and Sullivan, H. (eds.) Health Action Zones: Partnerships for Health Equity. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415325509

Mackenzie, M., Lawson, L., and MacKinnon, J. (2002) Generating learning. In: Bauld, L. and Judge, K. (eds.) Learning From Health Action Zones. Aeneas Press, Chichester. ISBN 9781902115245

Edited Book

Barnes, M., Bauld, L., Benzeval, M., Judge, K., Mackenzie, M. and Sullivan, H., (Eds.) (2005) Health Action Zones: Partnerships for Health Equity. Routledge , London. ISBN 9780415325516

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