Mari-Rose Kennedy is qualitative researcher on the ARC West team working in public involvement. She is currently working as a Research Associate on the Health Research Ambassador project, which is an initiative to increase connections between underserved communities and research.
Mari has worked on a range of national, international, and interdisciplinary research projects in the fields of health and social care, bioethics, and public involvement. She has a background in psychology and bioethics and completed a PhD at the Centre for Ethics in Medicine, University of Bristol where she used a combination of qualitative methods and ethical theory to explore the ethical aspects of using administrative data in epidemiological research. Mari’s research interests include public involvement, health inequalities and provision of health and social care, responsible research and innovation, research integrity and ethics.