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Methodological Innovation in Public Health Intervention Science: Process Evaluation

Course date

11th September 2024.

Course details

The aim of this one-day course, led by Research Fellow Dr Rachel Brown, is to provide participants with a working knowledge of the theory and practice of process evaluation of complex interventions.

The teaching team includes authors of numerous empirical and methodological works related to process evaluation, including Dr Rhiannon Evans and Dr Jeremy Segrott.

What you’ll learn

  • Considering key components of process evaluations, such as fidelity and acceptability of complex interventions
  • The role of process evaluation in understanding complex interventions
  • The importance of intervention theory and logic models
  • Fidelity and implementation of complex interventions
  • Identifying formulation of research questions and considering methods
  • Identifying questions and combining methods

Who it’s for

Researchers, PhD students, practitioners and policy makers interested in the development and evaluation of complex interventions, specifically in public health. No prior knowledge is assumed.

Teaching and useful information

We will confirm timings, provide learning materials, and other information in the two weeks leading up to your course.

Course Location

SBARC / SPARK, Cardiff University, CF24 4HQ

Course Fee


International visitors can request a formal invitation letter from Cardiff University, in support of their Short Term Study Visa application, by contacting Zoe Macdonald:

Course Lead

Dr Rachel Brown