Alexandra Wright is a PhD student supported by What Works Scotland.
Her areas of research interest are health policy, policy implementation, health systems research, public policy, knowledge exchange, evidence and alcohol policy.
The title of her PhD is ‘Exploring evidence-based policy implementation: a case of alcohol policy in Scotland.’
What Works Scotland publications
- What’s so important about health policy implementation? (September 2017) This briefing was written by Alex during an Academic Fellowship with SPICe (Scottish Parliament Information Centre). The briefing reviews evidence about how health policy is implemented. Whilst the briefing focuses on alcohol policy, it may be useful for a wider range of health and public policy areas.
- Policy lessons from health taxes: a systematic review of empirical studies (June 2017) – Co-authored
- Scaling-up Innovations (June 2015) – Co-authored
- Getting evidence into action to improve Scotland’s public services (February 2015) – Co-authored
See more about Alexandra and her work on the University of Edinburgh School of Social and Political Science website