HERU External Seminars Programme

HERU External Seminars Programme

The External Seminars Programme is detailed below.

The external seminars are also featured in the HERU Events Diary.

The seminars are usually lunchtime events lasting around an hour, held locally and open to all. Locations and times should be checked for each seminar.

The timings given below are provisional and should be checked close to the date.

2018/19 Programme

  • 2 October 2018, Dr Philip Kinghorn, University of Birmingham. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 1pm-2pm. Title: Methods for eliciting a monetary threshold for public spending on social care and public health: arbitrated deliberative versus individual citizen values.

  • 29 October 2018, Professor Julie Ratcliffe, Professor of Health Economics, Institute for Choice, School of Business, University of South Australia. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 11am-12pm. Title: Best worst scaling versus traditional ranking generated preferences for attributes of quality of life. One and the same or different? An empirical investigation in an Australian general population sample.

  • 4 December 2018, Lucy Abel, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 12.30pm-1.30pm. Title: Making sense of the maze: primary care diagnostics require new methods to assess cost-effectiveness.

  • 6 December 2018, Dr Anikó Bíró, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Economics Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Rm3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 2pm-3pm. Title: Effect of caesarean delivery on the use of antidepressants.

  • 14 January 2019, Dr Seamus Kent, Senior Researcher, Health Economics Research Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 12pm-1pm. Title: Food on prescription: should total diet replacement programmes be provided by the NHS?

  • 5 February 2019, Dr Laura Cornelsen, Assistant Professor in Public Health Economics and MRC Career Development Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 12.30pm-1.30pm. Title: Framing and signalling effects of taxes on sugary drinks: a Discrete Choice Experiment among households in Great Britain.

  • 12 March 2019, Elizabeth Lemmon, Research Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Stirling. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 12.30pm-1.30pm. Title: Variations in domiciliary free personal care across Scottish local authorities.

  • 14 May 2019, Chiara Pastore, PhD student, Department of Economics and Related Studies, University of York. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 12.30pm-1.30pm. Sandwich lunch provided from 12pm. Title: Human capital consequences of missing out on a grammar school education.

  • 28 May 2019, Dr David Meads, Associate Professor, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds. Health Services Building, Rm115, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 1.00pm-2.00pm. Details and time to be confirmed.

  • 11 June 2019, Anna Heath, Research Assistant, Department of Statistical Science, University College London. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Details and time to be confirmed.

Spring/Summer 2018 Programme

  • 6 March 2018, Professor Aki Tsuchiya, University of Sheffield. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 1pm-2pm, Sandwich lunch at 12.30pm. Title/topic: An exploration of the non-iterative time trade off method to value health states.

  • 1 May 2018, Dr Rebecca McDonald, Lecturer in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, Rm115, Health Science Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 12pm-1pm. Title/topic: Understanding the composite dimensions of the EQ-5D: an experimental approach.

  • 22 May 2018, Dr Nora Ferdjaoui-Moumjid, Associate Professor, Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 1pm-2pm. Title: From healthcare users’ preferences to shared decision-making in the medical encounter : key messages and future issues in France. 

  • 5 June 2018, Professor Andrew Jones, Professor of Economics, University of York. IMS Building Level 7, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 2pm-3pm. Title: Equity, opportunity and health.

 

Previous HERU Seminar Programmes

Programme 2016/17

  • 6 December 2016, Dr Peter Eibich, Senior Researcher, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford. HSB-115, Health Sciences Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 2.30pm-3.30pm. Title/topic: The effect of retirement on (health) behaviour.   

  • 13 December 2016, Dr Emmanouil Mentzakis, Associate Professor in Economics within Social Sciences, University of Southampton. Rm1:029 from 2.30pm-3.30pm.Title: Non-market resource allocation and the public's interpretation of need: an empirical investigation in the context of health care.

  • 10 January 2017, Dr Florian Tomini, Health Economist, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment, Maastricht University Clinical Center, Maastricht, Netherlands. 1pm-2pm. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: Understanding the value of social networks in life satisfaction of elderly people: A comparative study of 16 European countries using SHARE data.

  • 7 March 2017, Professor Morten Raun Mørkbak, Associate Professor, Department of Business and Economics, COHERE, University of Southern Denmark, Odense. 12.30pm-1.30pm, Rm 1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title/topic: Incentivized vs. stated intertemporal choices and real physical effort tasks - a cross domain study of individual time preferences.

  • 4 April 2017, Professor Dorte Gyrd-Hansen, Head of COHERE - Center for Health Economic Research, Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense. Rm 1:1029, Polwarth Buidling, Foresterhill. 12pm-1pm. Title: A stated preference approach to assess whether health status impacts on the marginal utility of consumption.

  • 2 May 2017, Dr Helen Mason, Reader of Health Economics, Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University. Rm1.029, Polwarth Buidling, Foresterhill, 1pm-2pm, with a sandwich lunch from 12.30pm. Title: Back to basics? A role for Cost Benefit Analysis in the evaluation of public health interventions.

  • 16 May 2017, Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards, Co-Director of the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines evaluation (CHEME), Bangor University, Wales. Rm1.029, Polwarth Buidling, Foresterhill, 1pm-2pm, with a sandwich lunch from 12.30pm. Title/topic: Return on investment, prevention, marmite and more.

  • 30 May 2017, Eskild Klausen Fredslund, PhD student, COHERE - Center for Health Economic Research, Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense. Rm3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, 10am-11am. Title: Time preference and health behaviours – can time preference explain attendance to the gym.

  • 6 June 2017, Dr Sarah Wordsworth, Associate Professor and University Research Lecturer, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford. Rm1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, 12.30pm -1.30pm, sandwich lunch 12pm.Title/topic: Valuation in the area of genetics.

  • 7 November 2017, Dr Trine Kjær, Associate Professor, Centre for Health Economics Research (COHERE), University of Southern Denmark. Rm 1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 12.25pm-2.15pm. Title: Preferences for QALYs at end-of-life: an empirical study.

  • 9 November 2017, Professor Reed Johnson, Duke University School of Medicine. IAHS Seminar, Level 7 Conference Room, IMS Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 12.30pm-1.30pm. Title: Putting economics back into health economics: utility-theoretic generalized QALYs from discrete-choice experiments.

  • 12 December 2017, Dr Silvia Mendolia, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Human and Social Capital Research, University of Wollongong. Rm 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. 2.30pm-3.30pm. Title: Partners’ mental health and individual well-being: a compensating income variation approach.

Programme 2015/16

  • 27 October 2015, Professor Steve Birch, Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University, Canada. 12.30pm - 2pm, Room 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: Universal Health Cover and access to health care in South Africa: bridging the gap between normative and positive analysis.

  • 8 December 2015, Rita Faria, Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics, University of York. 12.30pm - 1.30pm, Room 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: The value of implementation: how to invest in getting cost-effective technologies into practice.

  • 9 February 2016, Professor Jan Abel Olsen, Professor in Health Economics, Department of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Norway; Adjunct Professor in the Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Australia; and a part time researcher in The Norwegian Knowledge Center for the Health Services (NOKC), Oslo. 11am-12pm, Room 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: Reducing inequalities in what? The Norwegian priority setting commissions’ views on prospective shortfall vs lifetime shortfall.

  • 16 February 2016, Dr Manuel Gomes, Lecturer in Health Economics and MRC Early Career Fellow in Economics of Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. 11.00am-12.00pm, Room 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: Developing appropriate methods for the analysis of missing data in health economic evaluation of RCTs.

  • 8 March 2016, Dr Praveen Thokala, Health Economics and Decision Science (HEDS), School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield. 12.45pm-1.45pm, with sandwich lunch at 12.30pm, Room 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: The Sheffield Type 1 Diabetes Policy Model.

  • 6 April 2016, Professor Ståle Navrud, School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. 3.30pm-4.30pm, Room 1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: Reliability of meta-analytic benefit transfers of international value of statistical life estimates: tests and illustrations.

  • 3 May 2016, Dr Arne Risa Hole, Reader in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Sheffield. 11.30am-12.30pm, Room 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: Alternative algorithms for estimating random parameter logit models.

  • 9 June 2016, Helen Weatherly, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Health Economics, University of York. 12.30pm-1.30pm (sandwich lunch at noon), Room 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: Assessing the challenges of applying standard economic evaluation methods to health and social care interventions.

  • 28 June 2016, Christoph Kronenberg, Research Fellow, Health Policy Team, Centre for Health Economics, University of York. 12.30pm-1.30pm, (sandwich lunch at noon). Room 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: The long-term effect of education on adult mental health.

  • 6 July 2016, Logan Trenaman, PhD researcher, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Canada. 3.30pm-5pm, Room 1:029, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Ttile: Economics of patient centred care.

  • 25 August 2016, Professor Anthony Scott, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, Honorary Professor at HERU. 1pm-2pm, with a sandwich lunch at 12.30pm, Room 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. The title of the seminar is 'Pro-social motivation and public sector work: evidence from physicians'.

Programme 2014/15

  • 4 November 2014, Dr Matteo Galizzi, ESRC Future Research Leader, London School of Economics. 12pm - 2pm, Rm 3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: On behavioural spillovers and financial incentives in health.

  • 14 January 2015, Dr Silvia Mendolia, Lecturer, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance, Faculty of Business, University of Wollongong, Australia. 12.45pm-1.45pm, Rm3:052 Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: The effect of chronic pain on life satisfaction: evidence from Australian data.

  • 3 March 2015, Dr Benedict Rumbold, Research Fellow, University College London. 12.45pm-1.45pm, Rm3:052 Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: Public reasoning and health care priority setting: the case of NICE.

  • 5 May 2015, Dr Pablo Monsivais, Senior University Lecturer, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge. Dr Monsivais is a public health researcher based at the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR). 12.30pm-1.30pm, Rm 3:052 Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: Food, health and income in the 21st century: What causes social inequalities in diet?

  • 26 May 2015, Dr Sofia Dias, Research Fellow, School of Social & Community Medicine, University of Bristol and Director and Senior Lead of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Clinical Guidelines Technical Support Unit. 12.30pm-2.00pm, Rm3:052, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Topic - Evidence synthesis and network meta-analysis for use in health economic modelling in the context of NICE clinical guidelines.

  • 2 June 2015, Professor Stephane Hess, Professor of Choice Modelling, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds. 1.15pm-2.15pm, Rm3:052 Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen. Title: Incorporating attitudinal constructs: theory and an application to back pain.

Programme 2013/14

  • 9 September 2013, Professor Louisa Jorm, Foundation Professor of Population Health at the University of Western Sydney and part-time Research Director at the Sax Institute. Title: Exploring geographic variations in health using linked administrative data.

  • 19 September 2013. Dr Rachel Baker, Reader in Health Economics at the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University. Title: Extending life for people with a terminal illness: a moral right or an expensive death? Studying the perspectives of members of the public and experts.

  • 8 October 2013. Dr Charitini Stavropoulou, Lecturer in Health Care Management and Economics, University of Surrey. Title: Doctor-patient differences in risk preferences, and their impact on decision-making: a field experiment.

  • 3 December 2013. Dr Heather Brown, Lecturer in Health Economics, Institute of Health & Society, University of Newcastle. Title: Gender role identity, breadwinner status and psychological well-being in the household.

  • 4 February 2014. Professor Aki Tsuchiya, Faculty of Social Sciences Advanced Research Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Sheffield. Title: Online surveys of societal preferences - do we know what respondents are doing? An informal look at the literature.

  • 18 February 2014, Dr Peter Hall, Clinical Lecturer in Medical Oncology, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds. Title: Efficient research design for diagnostic test development.

  • 4 March 2014, Professor Bénédicte Apouey, Paris School of Economics. Title:'Social interactions and malaria preventive behaviours in Sub-Saharan Africa'

  • 1 April 2014. Dr Emmanouil Mentzakis, Lecturer in Economics, University of Southampton. Title: Informal care in the UK: results from a natural experiment.