Professor Marion Campbell

Vice-Principal (Research)

BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, CStat, FSS, FFPH, FSCT, FRSE

Professor Marion Campbell

Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)1224 437082
Fax: +44 (0)1224 438165
Address: Research address: Health Services Research Unit (HSRU)
University of Aberdeen
3rd floor, Health Sciences Building
AB25 2ZD

Administrative address: Vice Principals' Office, Kings College, Aberdeen, AB24 3FX


Twitter: @MarionKCampbell


Marion Campbell is the University of Aberdeen's Vice-Principal for Research & Knowledge Exchange and Professor of Health Services Research in the Health Services Research Unit (HSRU).   Marion'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 has also published widely on cluster randomised trials.  She has served 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.

Marion graduated with an honours degree in Statistics from the University of Aberdeen and subsequently gained an MSc in Statistics and 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 Health Services Research Unit in 1993.  She became Director of the Unit in 2007 - a position she held until the end of 2015, when she became Dean of Research for Life Sciences and Medicine.  She took up the role of Vice-Principal for Research & Knowledge Exchange in October 2017.  HSRU remains her academic base. 


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