From February 2017, information about the work of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow is available and updated on the University of Glasgow website.

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Staff Member Biography

Candida Fenton

Candida Fentonposition: Information Scientist and Project Manager

Contact Details

email:
phone: 0141 353 7529

Address

MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit,
University of Glasgow,
Top floor,
200, Renfield Street
Glasgow
G2 3QB

Biography and Interests

Candida is employed as Information Scientist in the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit at the Institute of Health and Wellbeing, having joined the Unit in 2009. Her work involves undertaking searches for systematic and scoping reviews across a range of topics in the social and clinical sciences, and providing support to researchers and students across the Unit on information related topics. Candida has also worked as Data Scientist on the Twenty-07 Study, and as Project Manager working with research data, publications and on records management projects.
 
Candida holds an MSc in Information Management and Preservation from the University of Glasgow, an MSc in Information and Library Studies and a BA (Hons) in Information Science and Geography from the University of Strathclyde. Her research interests include information retrieval for systematic reviews and use of controlled vocabularies. Previous posts include Preservation Resources Officer in HATII at the University of Glasgow and Project Manager at the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.

 

Publications

2016

Campbell M, Thomson H, Fenton C, Gibson M. Lone parents, health, wellbeing and welfare to work: a systematic review of qualitative studies. BMC Public Health 2016;16:188

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Heise TL, Katikireddi SV, Pega F, Gartlehner G, Fenton C, Griebler U, Sommer I, Pfinder M, Lhachimi SK. Taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other adverse health outcomes [protocol]. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016;8:CD012319

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Lhachimi SK, Pega F, Heise TL, Fenton C, Gartlehner G, Griebler U, Sommer I, Pfinder M, Katikireddi SV. Taxation of the fat content of foods for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other adverse health outcomes [protocol]. Cochrane Databse of Systematic Reviews 2016;10:CD012415

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Pfinder M, Katikireddi SV, Pega F, Gartlehner G, Fenton C, Griebler U, Sommer I, Heise TL, Lhachimi SK. Taxation of unprocessed sugar or sugar-added foods for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other adverse health outcomes [protocol]. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016;8:CD012333

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Skivington K, Vojt G, Thomson H, Fenton C, Campbell M, Sweeting H. Systematic literature review of interventions to improve health, happiness and wellbeing in the transition from adolescence to adulthood [systematic review protocol]. MRC/CSO Public and Health Sciences Unit, 2016

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Vojt G, Thomson H, Campbell M, Fenton C, Sweeting H, McQueen J, Skivington K. Health, happiness and wellbeing for adolescents transitioning to adulthood: a systematic review of individual-level interventions for adolescents from vulnerable groups. MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Occasional paper no. 26, Glasgow, 2016

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2014

Campbell M, Egan M, Lorenc T, Bond L, Popham F, Fenton C, Benzeval M. Considering methodological options for reviews of theory: illustrated by a review of theories linking income and health. Systematic Reviews 2014;3:114

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Lees R, Selvarajah J, Fenton C, Pendlebury ST, Langhorne P, Stott DJ, Quinn TJ. Test accuracy of cognitive screening tests for diagnosis of dementia and multidomain cognitive impairment in stroke. Stroke 2014;45:3008-18

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Mccrorie PRW, Fenton C, Ellaway A. Combining GPS, GIS, and accelerometry to explore the physical activity and environment relationship in children and young people: a review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014;11:93

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2013

Robertson T, Batty GD, Der G, Fenton C, Shiels PG, Benzeval M. Is socioeconomic status associated with biological aging as measured by telomere length?. Epidemiologic Reviews 2013;35:98–111

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2012

Buston K, Parkes A, Thomson H, Wight D, Fenton C. Parenting interventions for male young offenders: a review of evidence on what works. Journal of Adolescence 2012;35:731-742

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Gibson M, Thomson H, Banas K, Bambra C, Fenton C, Bond L. Welfare to work interventions and their effects on health and well-being of lone parents and their children [protocol]. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012:CD009820

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Russ TC, Batty GD, Hearnshaw GF, Fenton C, Starr JM. Geographical variation in dementia: systematic review with meta-analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology 2012;41:1012-1032

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2011

Calvin CM, Deary IJ, Fenton C, Roberts B, Der G, Leckenby N, Batty GD. Intelligence in youth and all-cause-mortality: systematic review with meta-analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology 2011;40:626-44

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Gibson M, Banas K, Thomson H, Bambra C, Bond L, McKee MJ, Lutje V, Fenton C. Welfare to work interventions and their effects on the health and well-being of lone parents and their children. Chief Scientist's Office, Edinburgh, 2011

Quinn TJ, Gallacher J, Deary IJ, Lowe GDO, Fenton C, Stott DJ. Association between circulating hemostatic measures and dementia or cognitive impairment: systematic review and meta-analyzes. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2011;9:1475-82

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2010

Fenton C. Use of controlled vocabulary and thesauri in UK online finding aids. Journal of the Society of Archivists 2010;31:187-205

2007

Fenton C. Finding the way: improving access to the collections of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Program: electronic library and information systems 2007;41:353-64

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