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Mrs Lyndsay Alexander

Post Nominals PhD
Biography Lyndsay is the Academic Team Lead for Research within the School of Health Sciences. She is an experienced applied health researcher and musculoskeletal physiotherapist with experience in successfully leading and delivering funded research projects using primary and secondary research methods.

Lyndsay is the Deputy Director of the Scottish Centre for Evidence-based Multi-professional Practice: a JBI Centre of Excellence and accredited systematic review trainer delivering bi-annual comprehensive systematic review training to local, national and international participants. https://www3.rgu.ac.uk/about/schools-and-departments/school-of-health-sciences/research/joanna-briggs-institute-centre-of-excellence

She is also a member of the international JBI Scoping Review Methodology Group developing resources and educating individuals, organisations and institutions on the best approach to scoping reviews. https://joannabriggs.org/scoping-review-network/about

Dr Alexander co-leads the North of Scotland Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR) which aims to support and develop Allied Health Professions research. https://cahpr.csp.org.uk/content/scotland

She has also served on the Executive Committee of the Physiotherapy Research Society (2017-2019), Abstract review group (Physiotherapy UK 2017-2019) and chaired the group (2018-2019)
Research Interests Applied health research across diverse populations with a focus on physical activity.

Musculoskeletal research (especially discogenic back pain, knee/hip joint replacement) and evidence synthesis/systematic reviews.
Teaching and Learning Research methods and supervision of research projects for under and post-graduate students within the School of Health Sciences.

Dr Alexander also has a cross-school role to ensure quality, parity and development of under-graduate and post-graduate research projects across the school portfolio.

She is also involved in mentoring and developing School of Health Science staff, early career researchers and allied health professionals in research.
ResearcherID N-6205-2014
Scopus Author ID 16642374400