Professor Marion Campbell was appointed Vice-Principal for Research and Knowledge in October 2017.  In this role Professor Campbell has primary responsibility for promoting the University’s research ambitions and ensuring the effective delivery of the University’s strategic objectives for research.

Professor Campbell graduated with an honours degree in Statistics from the University of Aberdeen and subsequently graduated with a PhD in Public Health.  Following early career appointments within the National Health Service in the fields of Operational Research and Statistics of Medical Audit, she joined the University of Aberdeen’s Health Services Research Unit in 1993.    She became Director of the Health Services Research Unit in 2007, a position she held until the end of 2015, when she became Dean of Research for Life Sciences and Medicine. 

Professor Campbell’s main research interests are in the methodology of evaluative research, especially the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials of surgical and other complex interventions.   She serves on many national and international funding agencies and committees and is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Faculty of Public Health, and the International Society for Clinical Trials.

Tel: +44 (0)1224 273161
Email: m.k.campbell@abdn.ac.uk

Personal Assistant: Liza Young
Tel: +44 (0) 1224 437082
Email: liza.young@abdn.ac.uk