Christopher Marshall is a researcher at Newcastle University interested in mental health, digital health, novel evidence synthesis methods and machine learning.
Chris leads the NIHR Innovation Observatory’s Soft Intelligence Squad (NIHRIO SIS). Currently, the team are using text mining and machine learning to detect and analyse meaningful insights from the ‘public voice’ to explore the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on wider health issues, particularly mental health.
Chris is Co-investigator on a project with the World Health Organization (2019-20), which involves a systematic review of interventions to prevent and control hospital-acquired infections. He is the lead researcher on a large project funded by the NIHR (2019-21) to investigate oral nutritional interventions in malnourished elderly people. Chris is also leading the update of a Cochrane Review exploring conditional cash transfers in low-income countries. He is also supervising a review of non-pharmacological treatments for PTSD in refugee children and adolescents led by a postgraduate student researcher.
Chris is the creator of the Systematic Review Toolbox.
PhD Computer Science, 2015
BSc (Honours) Computer Science, 2012