Dr Rebecca Smyth

Rebecca is a Lecturer in Midwifery at The University of Manchester and holds a Visiting Lecturers post at the Department of Nursing, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. Rebecca has a wealth of experience in both quantitative and qualitative research methods. She has conducted randomised controlled trials, qualitative studies in addition to being an experienced Cochrane Systematic Reviewer. Rebecca’s research spans both national and internal collaborations; in particular she has established solid partnerships with colleagues in the East, Central and Southern Africa region, and their associated universities. Rebecca contributes to Manchester Centre for Global Women’s Health; a named WHO Collaborating Centre. Additionally, she has collaborated within the UK with clinicians. As an expert in systematic reviews and GRADING (a systematic approach to rating evidence in systematic reviews and to guideline development) Rebecca has collaborated with the World Health Organization in producing international clinical guidelines.