Dr Rebecca Hardwick

BSc (Hons); MSc; Ph.D.

Research Associate

Rebecca is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Realist Research and Evaluation Learning Initiative, Northern Institute. She has a background in public health and health service research, and she completed her PhD on Knowledge Mobilisation in not-for-profit healthcare organisations.

Her research interests include realist methodology, public health, international development and evaluation research.

She has been lead author on four papers, and has published in Implementation Science, International Journal for Integrated Care, Voluntary Sector Review, Quality in Primary Care, Systematic Reviews and Evaluation, and also co-author of a chapter in Doing Realist Research, by SAGE publications. 

Research Interests

  • Realist research and evaluation methodologies
  • Knowledge mobilisation
  • Not-for-profit healthcare providers
  • Suicide prevention
  • International Development
  • Public Health
  • Organisational Leadership
  • Implementation Science

Current Research Projects

  • Evaluation of the impact of gender integration in research for development organisations.
  • Developing mechanisms of knowledge mobilisation – research project (in design stage).

Link to Research Publications


Rebecca Hardwick (Becky)

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