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Ph.D. Conference 2017

The 2017 EuHEA student-supervisor conference will be held by the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept. 6-8, 2017. Mark Dusheiko and Jürgen Maurer will be the local organisers.

The objective of the conference is to provide Ph.D students and early career researchers an opportunity to present their research.  This will allow the research to be discussed in detail by a senior health economist and fellow early career researchers with expertise in the field of study.  The conference also provides opportunities to network with peers and discuss collaboration.

Abstract submission has closed. For more information on the event refer to this site or flyer.

The Centre for the Health Economy at Macquarie University, Sydney, invites applications for positions as a professor in health economics and a senior research fellow.  Applications for the professorial position should be sent by the 14th August, 2017, and before the 22nd July, 2017 for the senior researcher position.  For more information on the professorial position please click here, and click here for the senior researcher position.  If more specific information is required on either the professorial or senior researcher position please contact Ms. Soytemiz.

A two-day Swiss School of Public Health workshop on ageing, disability and well-being will be held at the Université de Lausanne, Switzerland, on June 12-13, 2017.  The workshop provides an opportunity to interact with leading international experts and policy makers in the area.  It also provides an opportunity to network with like-minded researchers, and to discuss future collaboration in public health research.

The deadline to register for the workshop has been extended until the end of May.  For more information on the workshop please refer to the flyer.

A 2-day workshop in risky health behaviours will be held by the Hamburg Centre for Health Economics on 27-28 October, 2017.  In the workshop, attention will be centred on empirical research that considers the causes and effects of risky health behaviours such as smoking, drinking and physical inactivity.

The call for papers for the workshop is now open.  Papers or extended abstracts should be submitted by 30 June, 2017 to Ms. Pamela Mertens.  More information may be found here.

To be held between the 12-16 June at the CISL Study Centre in Florence (Italy), this summer school intends to provide an introduction to Bayesian Analysis and MCMC methods, as applied to cost-effectiveness analysis and models used in health economic evaluations.  Modelling strategies for cost-effectiveness analysis, as well as recent methodological developments related to the value of information analysis, will be presented.

For more information, please refer to this site, and contact Dr Gianluca Baio for any enquiries.

Enrollment is now open for a MSc. in Health Economics and Decision Science at UCL, which will start in September 2017.  This master degree spans the disciplines of economics, statistics, and epidemiology, and trains students in applied problems, while also centering on the necessary theoretical foundations.

More information on the degree may be found here, and Dr G. BaioDr J. Skordis-Worrall and Dr M. Vera-Hernandez may be contacted for any queries.

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PGD/MSc. in Health Economics

Enrollment is now open for an online Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics and MSc. in Health Economics by Diploma MSC together with the University of South Wales.  Both studies focus on direct application to current topics, case studies and processes relevant to the student's own country of practice.

The courses start in September 2017. More information on either course may be found here.

A three day course in discrete choice experiments will be held by the Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, at the Jury’s Inn, Aberdeen, on November 15-17, 2017.

In the course attention is centred on the practical and theoretical issues that are raised when this technique is used.  Practical lessons moreover complement the theoretical part which allows hands-on experience with the application and analysis of discrete choice experiments.

Further information on the course and registration details may be found on this site and flyer.  If you are unable attend the course this year but would be interested to however attend the course in the future, send an email to Ms. Alison Horne to be added to the mailing list.