In this webinar, organised by Evidence Synthesis Ireland, Prof Ruth Garside will speak about developing conceptual models through Qualitative Evidence Synthesis.
Prof Ruth Garside is Associate Professor in Evidence Synthesis at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health part of the University of Exeter Medical School. She is a social science researcher with over 20 years’ experience using systematic review and evidence synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research methods to investigate a range of health and social care questions. Her work has informed policy customers including the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the UK Home Office. She has a particular interest in methods of synthesis for qualitative research. Ruth is Co-Chair of the Methods Group for Campbell Collaboration, Exeter lead for the UK Centre of the Collaboration for Environmental Evidence, and Convenor for the Cochrane Qualitative and Implementation Methods group. She is also a core member of GRADE-CERQual, developing approaches to help researchers and policy makers assess the confidence to place in the findings of Qualitative Evidence Synthesis.