Welsh Government

Professor Jo Rycroft-Malone

 

Department and Institution

Head of School for Healthcare Sciences and Academic Lead for Impact at Bangor University.

Current Post

Professor of Implementation & Health Services Research, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research & Impact at Bangor University, and Welsh Health & Care Senior Research Leader.

Primary Research Field

Jo’s particular interests and expertise lie in knowledge translation research including how and why evidence or knowledge do or do not get used in practice. Currently she is responsible for leading the strategic direction and development of a knowledge translation research programme and for developing capability and capacity in the field.

Contact details

j.rycroft-malone@bangor.ac.uk

01248 383119

Biography

Jo Rycroft-Malone is a Professor of Implementation & Health Services Research, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research & Impact at Bangor University, and Welsh Health & Care Senior Research Leader. She has an international reputation for undertaking research on the strategies, processes and influences of using knowledge in practice. She co-directs a globally recognised research programme – Implement@Bangor.  Her body of work led to her being named by Thomson Reuters as a highly cited researcher, which puts her in the top 1% of global researchers. Over the last 12 years she has won grant income from highly competitive sources, totalling just over £7 million as a Principal Investigator and £14 million as a co-investigator.

Jo’s particular interests and expertise lie in knowledge translation research including how and why evidence or knowledge do or do not get used in practice. Currently she is responsible for leading the strategic direction and development of a knowledge translation research programme and for developing capability and capacity in the field.

For the past five years Jo has also been the Chair of the National Institute for Care and Clinical Excellence’s (NICE) Implementation Strategy Group. In 2015 she was appointed Director of the National Institute for Health Research’s Health Service & Delivery Research Programme, which funds high quality research that is designed to impact on the quality and effectiveness of health and care services.