Our team

NIHR Evidence Synthesis Group Core Team Members

Julian Higgins Deborah Caldwell
Jelena Savović Andy Gibson
Geraldine MacDonald Christie Cabral
Hayley Jones Sabina Sanghera
Francesca Spiga Sarah Dawson
Monika Halicka Tom Parkhouse
Katie Webster Becky Stazicker
Nicky Welton Penny Whiting

Academic Collaborators

Professor David Abbottt Lead for NIHR SSCR – University of Bristol
Professor Rona Campbell,  Lead for NIHR SPHR – University of Bristol
Professor John Macleod, Co-Lead for NIHR SPCR  – University of Bristol & Director – NIHR ARC West
Professor Jonathan Sterne, Director of the NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre  – NIHR Bristol BRC
Professor Will Hollingworth, Health Economics – University of Bristol
Dr Alyson Huntley, Group Lead for E-SPACE – University of Bristol
Mr Andrew Beswick, MRU Evidence Synth Group – University of Bristol

​Advisory Board Members

Dr Kyla Thomas, Clinical Director  – NIHR Clinical Research Network West of England
Oliver Watson, Chief Operating Officer  – Bristol Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre
Genevieve Riley, Senior Programme Manager (Insight & Evaluation) – West of England Academic Health Sciences Network
Dr Sharea Ijaz, Embedded Researcher (Communities and Public Health) – Bristol City Council
John Halliwell, Head of Impact Development, Research Development – University of Bristol
Rhiannon Wilson, PolicyBristol Associate – PolicyBristol
Professor David Abbott Lead for NIHR SSCR – University of Bristol
Professor Rona Campbell,  Lead for NIHR SPHR – University of Bristol
Professor John Macleod, Co-Lead for NIHR SPCR  – University of Bristol and Director – NIHR ARC West
Professor Jonathan Sterne, Director of NIHR Bristol BRC
Dr Helen Baxter, NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellow & Research Fellow in Knowledge Mobilisation and Implementation – NIHR ARC West
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