Ms Mhairi Campbell
- Systematic Reviewer (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit)
Mhairi Campbell works within the Informing Healthy Public Policy Programme at SPHSU. Mhairi graduated from the University of Glasgow with an MPhil in Social Science Research Methods and has a MA (Hons) in Philosophy, also from the University of Glasgow. Before joining the Unit she worked at the Transport Research Institute at Napier University and the Centre for Transport and Society at the University of the West of England. She then held the post of Researcher in Evidence-based Child Public Health in the Paediatric Epidemiology and Community Health (PEACH) Unit at the University of Glasgow.
Mhairi has broad experience of conducting complex systematic reviews. She is lead reviewer on reviews including: qualitative evidence of policy interventions, review of theories linking income and health, and research investigating the reporting of narrative synthesis methods of quantitative data in public health systematic reviews. Mhairi led the development, administration and analysis of Delphi consultations for the project developing reporting guideline for population health and policy interventions, and a reporting guideline for narrative synthesis of effect data in systematic reviews.
Mhairi’s current research interests include use of systematic review methodologies to inform policy decisions, and investigating social and public health interventions. Interests in systematic review methods include narrative synthesis, mixed methods synthesis, meta-research, and the potential for mixed methods synthesis incorporating systematic review methods to produce timely and useful information on how interventions do, or do not, work. Social and public health interests include understanding links between social security and health, how to address health inequalities, and how to inform and support healthy public policy.
Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.
- Improving the Conduct & reporting Of Narrative Synthesis of QUANTitative data (ICONS-Quant)
The Cochrane Collaboration
2017 - 2019
- Systematic review of interventions to improve health, happiness and wellbeing in the transition from adolescence to adulthood - individual interventions
The Royal Society of Edinburgh
2016 - 2016