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Dr Gill Westhorp specialises in realist research and evaluation methodologies. She is a Professorial Research Fellow and leads the Realist Research Evaluation and Learning Initiative (RREALI). She is also an Adjunct Professor at RMIT University.
Gill is co-author of the international publication standards and quality standards for realist evaluation and realist literature review, and co-author of an invited entry in the Sage Foundations of Research Methods online encyclopedia. She has led, undertaken or advised over 70 research and evaluation projects in diverse sectors, and provided in excess of 70 training workshops in 14 countries. She develops new methods for realist research and evaluation, and publishes in realist methodologies. She is currently working on two aspects of realist philosophy – epistemology (knowledge) and axiology (value) - and their implications for evaluation. In 2018, she was made a Fellow of the Australian Evaluation Society.
Unknown, PhD, Nottingham Trent University
1 Feb 2002 → 1 May 2020
Award Date: 1 May 2008
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Feeny, S., Clarke, M., Westhorp, G., Jennings, M. & Donohue, C., 27 Jan 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Development in Practice. p. 1-11 11 p.
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Understanding sustainable outcomes in international development: Towards a realist evaluation frameworkFeeny, S., Westhorp, G. & Williams, E., May 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of International Development. p. 1-22 22 p.
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Jennings, M., Clarke, M., Feeny, S., Westhorp, G. & Donohue, C., Jan 2021, In: Journal of International Development. 33, 1, p. 70-85 16 p.
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Donohue, C., Westhorp, G., Nicholls, R., Veda, G., Williams, A., Delgadillo, D., Cloete, E., Cruse, M., Wright, M. & Trandafili, H., Sep 2021, Movement for Community-Led Development. 181 p.
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Waldron, T., Carr, T., McMullen, L., Westhorp, G., Duncan, V., Neufeld, S. M., Bandura, L. A. & Groot, G., 23 Jan 2020, In: BMC Health Services Research. 20, 1, p. 1-17 17 p., 59.
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