Professor Mhairi Mackenzie

  • Professor of Public Policy (Institute of Health & Wellbeing Social Sciences)
  • Professor of Public Policy (Institute of Health & Wellbeing)
  • Associate (School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing)

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


Publications

Selected publications

All publications

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Number of items: 34.

2019

MacKenzie, M. , Bradley, L., Stanley, N., Gannon, M., Barton, D., Cosgrove, K., Conway, E. and Feder, G. (2019) What might normalisation process theory bring to policy implementation studies? Learning lessons and uncovering questions through a case study of the profound implementation failure of a new policing policy. Social Policy and Administration, 53(3), pp. 449-463. (doi:10.1111/spol.12467)

Mackenzie, M. , Gannon, M., Stanley, N., Cosgrove, K. and Feder, G. (2019) ‘You certainly don't go back to the doctor once you've been told, “I'll never understand women like you.”’ Seeking candidacy and structural competency in the dynamics of domestic abuse disclosure. Sociology of Health and Illness, (doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12893) (Early Online Publication)

Babbel, B., Mackenzie, M. , Hastings, A. , Watt, G. and Mackenzie, M. (2019) How do General Practitioners understand health inequalities and do their professional roles offer scope for mitigation? Constructions derived from the deep end of primary care. Critical Public Health, 29(2), pp. 168-180. (doi:10.1080/09581596.2017.1418499)

2018

Skivington, K. , Smith, M., Chng, N. R. , Mackenzie, M. , Wyke, S. and Mercer, S. W. (2018) Delivering a primary care-based social prescribing initiative: a qualitative study of the benefits and challenges. British Journal of General Practice, 68(672), e487-e494. (doi:10.3399/bjgp18X696617) (PMID:29784868) (PMCID:PMC6014416)

2017

Mackenzie, M. , Hastings, A. , Babbel, B., Simpson, S. and Watt, G. (2017) Proprotionate universalism as a route to mitigating health inequalities? Exploring political, policy and practice uncertainties in times of austerity. In: Fee, D. and Kober-Smith, A. (eds.) Inequalities in the UK: New Discourses, Evolutions and Actions. Emerald Publishing Limited. ISBN 9781787144804

Mackenzie, M. , Collins, C., Connolly, J., Doyle, M. and McCartney, G. (2017) Working-class discourses of politics, policy and health: 'I don't smoke; don't drink. The only thing wrong with me is my health'. Policy and Politics, 45(2), pp. 231-249. (doi:10.1332/030557316X14534640177927)

Chantler, K., Baker, V., MacKenzie, M. , McCarry, M. and Mirza, N. (2017) Understanding Forced Marriage in Scotland. Project Report. Scottish Government.

Mackenzie, M. , Hastings, A. , Babbel, B., Simpson, S. and Watt, G. (2017) Tackling and mitigating health inequalities – policymakers and practitioners 'talk and draw' their theories. Social Policy and Administration, 51(1), pp. 151-170. (doi:10.1111/spol.12154)

Mercer, S. W. , Fitzpatrick, B., Grant, L., Chng, N. R. , O'Donnell, C. , Mackenzie, M. , McConnachie, A. , Bakhshi, A. and Wyke, S. (2017) The Glasgow ‘Deep End’ Links Worker Study Protocol: a quasi-experimental evaluation of a social prescribing intervention for patients with complex needs in areas of high socioeconomic deprivation. Journal of Comorbidity, 7(1), pp. 1-10. (doi:10.15256/joc.2017.7.102)

2015

Collins, C., McCrory, M., Mackenzie, M. and McCartney, G. (2015) Social theory and health inequalities: critical realism and a transformative activist stance? Social Theory & Health, 13(3-4), pp. 377-396. (doi:10.1057/sth.2015.13)

Mackenzie, M. , Collins, C., McCartney, G., McCrory, M. and Wright, S. (2015) Troubled by Ubble. Lancet(386), p. 2055. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00970-8) (PMID:26700389)

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(1), pp. 43-62. (doi:10.1017/S1474746414000244)

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. (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.

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. (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. (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), (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), (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), (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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

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Number of items: 34.

Articles

MacKenzie, M. , Bradley, L., Stanley, N., Gannon, M., Barton, D., Cosgrove, K., Conway, E. and Feder, G. (2019) What might normalisation process theory bring to policy implementation studies? Learning lessons and uncovering questions through a case study of the profound implementation failure of a new policing policy. Social Policy and Administration, 53(3), pp. 449-463. (doi:10.1111/spol.12467)

Mackenzie, M. , Gannon, M., Stanley, N., Cosgrove, K. and Feder, G. (2019) ‘You certainly don't go back to the doctor once you've been told, “I'll never understand women like you.”’ Seeking candidacy and structural competency in the dynamics of domestic abuse disclosure. Sociology of Health and Illness, (doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12893) (Early Online Publication)

Babbel, B., Mackenzie, M. , Hastings, A. , Watt, G. and Mackenzie, M. (2019) How do General Practitioners understand health inequalities and do their professional roles offer scope for mitigation? Constructions derived from the deep end of primary care. Critical Public Health, 29(2), pp. 168-180. (doi:10.1080/09581596.2017.1418499)

Skivington, K. , Smith, M., Chng, N. R. , Mackenzie, M. , Wyke, S. and Mercer, S. W. (2018) Delivering a primary care-based social prescribing initiative: a qualitative study of the benefits and challenges. British Journal of General Practice, 68(672), e487-e494. (doi:10.3399/bjgp18X696617) (PMID:29784868) (PMCID:PMC6014416)

Mackenzie, M. , Collins, C., Connolly, J., Doyle, M. and McCartney, G. (2017) Working-class discourses of politics, policy and health: 'I don't smoke; don't drink. The only thing wrong with me is my health'. Policy and Politics, 45(2), pp. 231-249. (doi:10.1332/030557316X14534640177927)

Mackenzie, M. , Hastings, A. , Babbel, B., Simpson, S. and Watt, G. (2017) Tackling and mitigating health inequalities – policymakers and practitioners 'talk and draw' their theories. Social Policy and Administration, 51(1), pp. 151-170. (doi:10.1111/spol.12154)

Mercer, S. W. , Fitzpatrick, B., Grant, L., Chng, N. R. , O'Donnell, C. , Mackenzie, M. , McConnachie, A. , Bakhshi, A. and Wyke, S. (2017) The Glasgow ‘Deep End’ Links Worker Study Protocol: a quasi-experimental evaluation of a social prescribing intervention for patients with complex needs in areas of high socioeconomic deprivation. Journal of Comorbidity, 7(1), pp. 1-10. (doi:10.15256/joc.2017.7.102)

Collins, C., McCrory, M., Mackenzie, M. and McCartney, G. (2015) Social theory and health inequalities: critical realism and a transformative activist stance? Social Theory & Health, 13(3-4), pp. 377-396. (doi:10.1057/sth.2015.13)

Mackenzie, M. , Collins, C., McCartney, G., McCrory, M. and Wright, S. (2015) Troubled by Ubble. Lancet(386), p. 2055. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00970-8) (PMID:26700389)

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(1), pp. 43-62. (doi:10.1017/S1474746414000244)

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. (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.

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. (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. (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), (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), (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), (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (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. (doi:10.1177/1356389005055538)

Book Sections

Mackenzie, M. , Hastings, A. , Babbel, B., Simpson, S. and Watt, G. (2017) Proprotionate universalism as a route to mitigating health inequalities? Exploring political, policy and practice uncertainties in times of austerity. In: Fee, D. and Kober-Smith, A. (eds.) Inequalities in the UK: New Discourses, Evolutions and Actions. Emerald Publishing Limited. ISBN 9781787144804

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 Books

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

Research Reports or Papers

Chantler, K., Baker, V., MacKenzie, M. , McCarry, M. and Mirza, N. (2017) Understanding Forced Marriage in Scotland. Project Report. Scottish Government.

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Grants

Current and recently completed grants

Chantler, K (PI), McCarry, M, Mackenzie, M, Scottish Women’s Aid, Shakti Women’s Aid, Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid. Understanding Forced Marriage in Scotland. The Scottish Government: £40,000. 2015-2016.

Mackenzie, M & Burman, M. Assisting the Police to Learn from Process - Knowledge Exchange and the Implementation of 'Clare's Law'. Police Scotland. 2015.

Wu, Abrams, Cooper, Govan, Grieve, Hawkins, Langhorne, Mackenzie, Stott, Sutton, Thomson, Quinn. Complex Reviews Research Support Unit. £1,979,825. National Institute for Health Research; June 2015-May 2020.

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 Commonwealth 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

David Baruffati (joint supervision with Sharon Wright & Gerry McCartney): Getting Under the Skin: An urban ethnography exploring the links between deprivation and health within a working-class Glasgow community.

ESRC Open Award (1+3): 2016-2020

Jenn Glinski (joint supervision with Oona Brooks, Jon Minton and Scottish Women’s Aid): ‘Careful calculus’ in its structural and policy context: what does it cost to leave an abusive relationship?

 ESRC Collaborative Award (1+3): 2016-2020

 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.

 Sarah Ward (joint supervision with Prof Ken Gibb): Assets approaches to community health and wellbeing.

 What Works Scotland/NHS Ayrshire & Arran (+3): 2015-2018

 

 Completed students

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

Breannon Babbel: When push comes to shove: getting primary care practitioners and patients on board for ‘proportionate universalism’ in the age of austerity. 2016

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

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

Anna Cunningham: Testing the applicability of realist synthesis in the context of the Commonwealth Games. 2016

Colleen Kerr: Health and wellbeing in mixed communities. 2011

Maureen Kidd: Expanding Horizons?  Investigating the Commonwealth Games 2014 Legacy for Young People in the East End of Glasgow. 2016

Steve Rolfe: Assessing the outcomes of community involvement in local government. 2016

Heather Wardle: New applications of expansive empirical sociology: understanding the relationship between gambling behaviour, social environment and risk. 2014

Sharon Greenwood (joint supervision with Lucy Pickering and Joy Barlow): 'I try hard not to blame my dad’: a sociological interpretation of the ‘problem’ with parental problem substance use'. 2016

James Kaufman (joint supervision with Sharon Wright): The welfare racket: conditionality and marketised activation in street-level welfare-to-work . 2016

 

Examining(PhDs/MDs)

Gillian Fergie: Understanding young adults' online engagement and health experiences in the age of social media: exploring diabetes and common mental health disorders (University of Glasgow, 2014)

Billy Gazard: Individuals and Institutions: Structural Adversity and Health in South East London (King’s College London, 2016)

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

Elizabeth McKenzie: A qualitative study exploring the experiences of access and pathways to health care among BME community residing in Ayrshire (Queen Margaret University, 2017)

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

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

Nicholas Sharrer: The Impact of Social Housing on Health: Glasgow and Baltimore in the Twentieth Century (University of Glasgow, 2016)

 


Teaching

Postgraduate

  • Co-ordinator, Understanding Health Policy (Masters in Global Health)

Undergraduate

  • Co-ordinator of Health Policy and Health Services (Honours)
  • Teach on Level 1A/1B
  • Teach on Level 2B

Additional information

From June 2017 I am interim Director of the Scottish Graduate School and from October 2017 resume role as Deputy Director for Studentships.