Brynne is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow under the Irish Research Council Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship COFUND Programme entitled CAROLINE – ‘Collaborative Research Fellowships for a Responsive and Innovative Europe’, based at the Centre for Global Health, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. In this role she partners with Concern Worldwide, an NGO in Kenya, where she leads the study of community engagement for health interventions using realist evaluation.

Brynne has also conducted realist evaluations in Tanzania and Uganda on community health interventions for her PhD research, and supported two WHO commissioned realist syntheses. Brynne’s research is mostly focused on low – and middle- income countries, and is currently exploring the use of realist evaluation within such contexts and for NGO evaluations. She co-founded the Irish Realist Researcher Support Group, and is a Board member of the Irish Forum for Global Health.