Alison joined the York Trials Unit (YTU) in October 2015. She has experience in the design and conduct of a range of research methods, in particular systematic reviews, RCTs, and methodological studies. She has a background in radiography, clinical governance and research ethics. Alison is a Senior Research Fellow in YTU and also an Advisor and Impact Lead for the NIHR Research Design Service Yorkshire and Humber (RDS YH). Her particular interests are in knowledge translation, impact and transparency in research reporting.
Alison’s broad research interests include review methods, biases in systematic reviews, improving the quality of reporting of research, efficient and effective trial design and the targeted dissemination of evidence as part of a pathway to impact.
Alison is able to supervise Masters dissertations and PhD theses. Specific areas of interest include systematic reviews, health interventions and methodological research related to the conduct and reporting of research.