MRC studentship available: 'Optimising the collection and use of health economic data within trials
Studentships are available for the Medical Research Council Trials Methodology Research Partnership Doctoral Training Partnership (MRC TMRP DTP). One of the projects available is on 'Optimising the collection and use of health economic data within trials' and is based at the Health Economics Research Unit (HERU) at the University of...
August 2023 HERU Newsletter
The August issue of the HERU newsletter is available. In this issue, we highlight a new project on development work for a mixed-methods study to investigate public values around the health benefits of a universal basic income. A follow-up study on the HEALTH trial on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of...
New Economic Evaluation short course available
The University of Aberdeen are now offering a short course in 'Economic Evaluation: Principles and Frameworks'. The 15-credit course is tutored by HERU staff and starts on 18th September 2023. This is a Masters-level course and is also part of our Postgraduate Programme in 'Health Economics for Health Professionals'. It...
Registration open for Canada DCE short course.
Registration is now open for the 'Using Discrete Choice Experiments in Health Economics' short course in Banff, Canada. The course is a collaboration between HERU and the O’Brien Institute for Public Health, University of Calgary, and takes place from 20th to 22nd February 2024. There are more details at the registration...
HERU newsletter - April 2023
The April issue of the HERU newsletter is available. In the newsletter we highlight our involvement in a group funded by the Health Foundation to establish a REAL Research Unit on the ‘supply’ side of healthcare, and in a new Aberdeen Belfast Evidence Collaboration to form an NIHR-funded Evidence Synthesis Group....
Recent HERU promotions!
Many congratulations to HERU's Graham Scotland, Patrícia Norwood and Michael Abbott, who have all recently achieved promotion.
HERU are partners in new Health Foundation REAL Research Unit
HERU's Dr Diane Skåtun is part of a team funded by the Health Foundation to form a new 'REAL Research Unit'. The new Unit is one of two funded by the Health Foundation and will receive up to £3.725m of funding over seven years. The team is led by the...
Online short course in health economics
Our 'Online short course in health economics' starts on 23rd January 2023. This 14 week, online short course is for health professionals and other interested students who would like an introduction to the core concepts in health economics. No prior knowledge of economics is required. There are more details of the course...
HERU Newsletter - December 2022
The December 2022 HERU newsletter has been issued. In the newsletter, we highlight our involvement in some exciting new research projects: A major new project, led by Aberdeen City Council and funded by NIHR, to understand and address health inequalities in the city of Aberdeen. The PATHWAY study looking at factors that...
New Aberdeen Health Determinants Research Collaboration announcement
Researchers from HERU will be part of an exciting new Health Determinants Research Collaboration. Aberdeen City Council has been awarded funding of over £5 million by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to establish the Collaboration in partnership with NHS Grampian, the University of Aberdeen and Robert...
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