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Journal round-up: The European Journal of Health Economics 24(2)

Author: Chris Sampson

Chris summarises the latest issue of EJHE, with a focus on papers relating to the EQ-5D and a review of unemployment and health care use.
Journal round-up: The European Journal of Health Economics 24(2)

Meeting round-up: 7th EuroQol Academy meeting

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Author: Chris Sampson

Chris provides a report on the recent EuroQol Academy meeting, with the theme 'From cradle to grave: can we measure and value HRQoL consistently over the lifespan?'

Mailing list update (and a survey)

Author: Chris Sampson

Some updates on our new mailing list, and a request for feedback.
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Journal round-up: PharmacoEconomics 40(S2)

Journal round-up: PharmacoEconomics 40(S2)
Author: David Mott

David Mott reviews this supplement dedicated to the youth version of the EQ-5D. The research tackles many methodological and theoretical challenges for the the valuation of the EQ-5D-Y-3L instrument.

Edgar Sydenstricker and the history of health economics

Author: Philip Clarke

An introduction to the work of Edgar Sydenstricker, a forgotten health economist who researched the 1918-20 influenza pandemic, the Great Depression, and inequalities in the impact of diseases such as pellagra.
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Journal round-up: PharmacoEconomics 41(2)

Journal round-up: PharmacoEconomics 41(2)
Author: Will Sullivan

Will Sullivan reviews the February 2023 issue of PharmacoEconomics, highlighting research on the societal perspective in cost-effectiveness analysis.

Meeting round-up: HESG Winter 2023

Author: Chris Sampson

Chris provides his account of the HESG meeting in Manchester, including his own 'animal health' paper, research on the EQ-5D, and some conferencing innovations.
Meeting round-up: HESG Winter 2023

Meeting round-up: EuHEA Conference 2022

Author: Abraham Makanjuola

Abraham introduces a conference and travel vlog summary of the 2022 EuHEA meeting in Oslo, Norway.

Meeting round-up: HESG Summer 2022

Author: Abraham Makanjuola

The 100th HESG gets the vlog treatment, with an early career researcher's perspective on the meeting.

We've launched a community calendar and jobs board

We've launched a community calendar and jobs board
Author: Chris Sampson

You can now promote jobs and events (for free) on the blog. Both are community resources, relying on input from you, dear reader.

New events

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Abstract deadline: 40th EuroQol Plenary

We kindly remind you that the Call for Abstracts for the 40th EuroQol Plenary 2023 on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 September is still OPEN! We invite you to submit an abstract through the EuroQol Abstract Collection Portal below at the latest by Monday 10 April 2023, 23.59 CEST (after Easter weekend). For further information, please find the full Call …

40th EuroQol Plenary

The EuroQol Group Association has been holding annual Plenary Meetings since its inception in 1987. During the scientific sessions, members and co-workers of the EuroQol Group present papers on topics that include methodological/valuation aspects of EQ-5D; development of EQ-5D versions in different languages and the use of EQ-5D in health population surveys. Additionally, there are poster sessions that focus mainly …

Health Economists’ Study Group Summer 2023 Meeting

The HESG Summer Meeting will take place at Keble College, Oxford, over three days from 10 a.m. on 21st June to lunchtime on 23rd June 2023. The meeting will include an additional session on Wednesday morning, which is open to all, entitled Improving Health Economics Communications.

7th EuroQol Academy

EuroQol is pleased to announce that the 7th EuroQol Academy 2023 will be held on 7-9 March 2023 in Milan, Italy. The meeting can be attended in person or via an arranged digital platform. Academy Theme 2023 The main objective of this meeting is to provide open sessions to EuroQol members and presenting author of accepted abstracts that relate to …

Deadline: 7th EuroQol Academy abstract submission

The main objective of this meeting is to provide open sessions to EuroQol members and presenting author of accepted abstracts that relate to EQ Group’s ongoing research agenda. The theme of this year’s meeting is: From cradle to grave: can we measure and value HRQoL consistently over the lifespan?

EuroQol Early Career Researcher Meeting 2023

EuroQol is also delighted to announce that the 3rd EuroQol Early Career Researcher (ECR) Meeting 2023 will be held on Tuesday 7 March 2023 in Milan, Italy, as a one-day meeting ahead of the EuroQol Academy 2023 (ACA). The purpose of the ECR meeting is to provide structured opportunities for involvement, research and networking for ECRs (defined as students currently …

Abstract deadline: Sixteenth Workshop on Costs and Assessment in Psychiatry

Please, visit the meeting website to learn more and for information on submitting Abstracts for presentations.

Lausanne Center for Health Economics, Behavior, and Policy Inaugural Event

The event will feature academic and policy speakers present in person: Academic keynote speakers: Marcella Alsan, Harvard Kennedy School, Professor of Public Policy Amitabh Chandra, Harvard Business School, Henry and Allison McCane Professor of Business Administration Ichiro Kawachi, Harvard Chan School of Public Health, John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Social Epidemiology Kosali Simon, Indiana University School …

HESG winter 2023

The HESG Winter Meeting will take place at The Midland Hotel, Manchester, over three days from 11th January to 13th January 2023.

R for HTA Showcase 2020

We are excited to announce that the 3rd annual R for health technology assessment (HTA) showcase will take place on 30th June and that registration is now open. The showcase will take place at University College London. Presentations will consist of dives into examples of R code for HTA where participants are welcome to download the code being discussed and …

R for HTA Showcase 2020

New jobs

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Lead Health Economist

Lead Health Economist Salary – up to £54,619 (including HCLA  where appropriate) Closing 31 March 2023 Office – Flexible, Based in either our office in Canary Wharf, London (with a minimum requirement of two days per week in the office to be eligible to receive the London HCLA) or agile/home-based from anywhere in the UK The lead health economist manages the work …

Research Assistant and Research Associate/Fellow in Decision Modelling

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant and a Research Associate/Fellow in Decision Modelling to join the Health Economics and Decision Science (HEDS) section in the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. Research Assistant in Decision Modelling  Grade 6 Fixed-term for 3 years Full-time or part-time (minimum 70% FTE) Closing date: Sunday 2 April The …

Research Assistant and Research Associate/Fellow in Decision Modelling

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in labour/health economics is currently available at HERU to provide analytical support for a project that will examine the economic influences driving recruitment and retention within the social care sector. This 12-month post is one of two Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions being recruited. The successful applicant for this post will hold, or be very close …

Senior Lecturer and Research Associate, ScHARR Outcomes Posts

Senior Lecturer and Research Associate, ScHARR Outcomes Posts
Applications are invited for a Research Associate and Senior Lecturer within the ScHARR Outcomes team in ScHARR at the University of Sheffield in the UK. Research Associate (fixed term until 28 February 2026) The post holder will work on knowledge exchange, applied and methodological research projects relating to health utilities and well-being as part of the ScHARR Outcomes team. The …

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is currently available at HERU. The post is available for 12 months and offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the Preference and Value (PAVE) research theme. The position would suit a candidate whose research focuses on the development and application of discrete choice experiments to value healthcare. The closing date for the receipt of …

Research Assistant/Research Associate in Evidence Synthesis

The School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) is seeking to appoint three Research Assistants (Grade 6) or Research Associates (Grade 7) in Evidence Synthesis to provide support to and development of ScHARR’s Evidence Synthesis group for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) (EnSygN Sheffield). Evidence Synthesis Groups are funded for five years by NIHR to provide on demand …

Research Assistant/Research Associate in Evidence Synthesis

Senior Lecturer or Lecturer in Health Economics

We are looking for an experienced post-doctoral researcher with evidence for high quality research and an ambition/ aptitude for an academic career in the area of health economics and precision medicine. Good grounding in health economics methodology and harnessing the value of health evidence and data is essential. The closing date for applications is 22 March 2023.

Health Economist

A post-graduate health economist with an ambition/ aptitude for evaluative data-driven research. Good knowledge of health economics methodology, including economic evaluation and decision analytic modelling, strong analytical skills, and effective team-working and communication skills are essential. The closing date for applications is 16 March 2023.

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