Catherine Pope is Professor of Medical Sociology in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences.  She is also a senior research fellow at Green Templeton College, an NIHR Senior Investigator and was made Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2016. She is an expert in qualitative and mixed methods for applied health research, and a key contributor to developing methods for evidence synthesis. Catherine has published empirical, theoretical, and methodological work, including over 160 peer reviewed journal and conference papers for clinical, sociological, policy and practitioner audiences.