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Health Economics Consultancy – opportunity for researchers

Health Economics Consultancy – opportunity for researchers Health Economics Consulting (HEC) and its partners are looking for individuals who have experience in designing and conducting systematic literature reviews and who have availability over the next three to six months to work either part-time or full-time. HEC are seeking individuals with […]

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Health Economics Postdoctoral Fellow opportunity at King’s Improvement Science

King’s Improvement Science is recruiting a health economics postdoctoral fellow King’s Improvement Science [KIS] are inviting applications a postdoctoral fellow with skills in health economics and advanced modelling. He or she will work on a number of different quality improvement and implementation projects in maternal care, diabetes and dentistry. Candidates can […]

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Opportunities to join NIHR Research Programme Boards and Panels

Opportunities are available for experienced professionals to join several panels and boards of the NIHR’s Research Programmes. The boards and panels prioritise important research questions for NIHR commissioning, and make funding recommendations on project applications. The four programmes seeking board and panel members are: Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme NIHR Health Services […]

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How reproducible are economic decision-analytic models? A systematic review and replication study

Project title: How reproducible are economic decision-analytic models? A systematic review and replication study Type of research: Secondary data analysis Background & Scientific Rationale: Reproducibility refers to the degree to which others can replicate published research to confirm the findings using similar methods. Good science should ensure results are reproducible […]

Are QALY gains an appropriate measure of the societal value of end-of-life care?

Project title: Are QALY gains an appropriate measure of the societal value of end-of-life care? Type of research: Societal preference elicitation Background & Scientific Rationale: Competing healthcare interventions are increasingly prioritised on the basis of relative cost-effectiveness, or the additional cost per unit of health benefit. Health benefits are most […]

Lisa Irvine on the Ebola crisis: how it’s effecting the poorest regions of the world and the progress towards a vaccine.

 Ebola economics and the Bottom Billion. In March 2014 the first official cases of Ebola were reported in Guinea and Liberia.  Nine months on, the outbreak has escalated to the most severe in the disease’s history, claiming over 6000 deaths.  Until 2014, there were just over 1000 recorded cases in […]

Economic evaluation of the EQUIP programme

Project title: Economic evaluation of the EQUIP programme Type of research: Economic evaluation alongside a clinical trial Background & Scientific Rationale: It has been argued that that criminal offending is associated with a developmental delay in moral reasoning, distorted cognitions, and social skills (Gibbs et al, 2010). To address this, […]

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Health resource use measurement in clinical trials

Project title: Health resource use measurement in clinical trials: should we measure general health services or disease-specific health service resource use? Type of research: Reanalysis of RCT data and comparison of reporting methods Background & Scientific Rationale: In economic evaluation alongside clinical trials, there are alternative ways of obtaining health […]

Value of information analysis

Project title: Prevention of long term social disability amongst young people with emerging signs of severe mental illness – estimating the value of further research and what data to collect in a future definitive study (Value of information analysis) Type of research: Value of information analysis (Health Economics) Background & […]