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Ruth Walker
Research Fellow



Ruth is a Research Fellow in evidence synthesis at CRD. She is currently undertaking a doctoral fellowship, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate the use of Bayesian methods to maximise the usefulness of research on supportive care within pediatric oncology. She also acts as scientific lead on the database PROSPERO, the NIHR-funded international prospective register of systematic reviews. 

Prior to this, Ruth completed an NIHR pre-doctoral fellowship with training in multi-level models and Network Meta-analysis and a two-year NIHR-funded training fellowship in systematic review and individual participant data synthesis. Before joining CRD, Ruth studied at the University of Liverpool, where she worked as a Research Assistant investigating host-parasite interaction. In addition, Ruth has worked with the Brazilian Ministry of Health (FIOCRUZ) contributing to the understanding of the human health implications of Leptospirosis in the urban slums of Brazil.

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Ruth Walker
Research Fellow
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
University of York
YO10 5DD

Tel: 01904 321061