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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.

A position has opened for a senior research fellow/associate professor at Macquarie University, Sydney.  In this position one would be expected to conduct research into health technology assessment, and act as a senior evaluator in PBAC and MSAC evaluation teams.

Applications for the position close on the 1st May, 2017.  For more information on the position/how to apply, refer to this site, and contact Ms. Soytemiz for more specific enquiries.

The School of Economics and Management at Leibniz Universität Hannover invites applications for a university professorship in health economics, to start on the 1st October, 2017.  In this position one would be expected to actively contribute to the school's research cluster "Health, Labour and Population", and to collaborate with the Hannover Medical School.

Applications should be sent before the 7th May, 2017.  Please refer to this document for more information on how to apply.  Further information on the position is available from the Head of the Appointment Committee Prof. Dr. Axel Haunschild (by phone: +495117624218).

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.