HERU VACANCY - Research Fellow
HERU is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Health Economics for a period of 1-year. The postholder will provide analytical support for an existing project that is examining the impact of 'Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol on food purchases' and provide research input for the Workforce and Organisation of Care...
The DIAMOND study - latest HERU blog post
In our latest HERU blog post we highlight the on-going DIAMOND study into ‘Deep infiltrating endometriosis: management by medical treatment versus early surgery’. The DIAMOND study is a randomised controlled trial to compare the clinical and cost-effectiveness of laparoscopic surgery versus medical treatment for the management of deep endometriosis. Our...
August 2021 HERU Newsletter
The August 2021 HERU newsletter has been issued. In the newsletter we highlight two COVID-related studies - on vaccination hesitancy and on Long COVID in healthcare workers - that will provide policy relevant results to shape the continuing response to the pandemic. We also feature new projects on: Using mesh tapes...
What are the best options for treating severe obesity? Latest HERU Blog post.
The latest HERU blog post looks at our recently published research on the cost-effectiveness of treatments for severe obesity in adults. The research is part of the NIHR funded REBALANCE (REview of Behaviour And Lifestyle interventions for severe obesity) study. We conducted an economic evaluation of different weight management programmes,...
HERU Blog post - update on 'Lives and Livelihoods' COVID lockdown research
The latest HERU Blog post discusses 'Lives, livelihoods and lockdowns: the public's views on the COVID-19 lockdowns'. This is a follow up to an earlier blog post and highlights some of the initial findings of our research into public preferences and trade-offs for government responses during a pandemic. The post...
April 2021 HERU newsletter
The April 2021 HERU newsletter has been issued. This is the first newsletter in our new format and we hope it is easy to use and to read. In the newsletter we highlight some of our new research, including: a recently funded trial on treatments for deep endometriosis. a new project looking...
Dr Dean Regier seminar presentation - recording available
On 22 April 2021, Dr Dean Regier, Senior Scientist, Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer / Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, delivered a presentation as part of the HERU External Seminar Series. The presentation took place over MS Teams. Dr Regier has kindly gave us permission...
2020 HERU Annual Report
The 2020 HERU Annual Report has been published. In the report, we reflect on how we met the challenges of the year, and give an overview of the Unit's activities and the research conducted across our four research themes. There are also details of the projects we are working on...
HERU blog post on the MATTER trial - treatment preferences for prostate cancer
In our latest HERU Blog post we highlight our involvement in the MATTER trail. The IP5-MATTER trial is looking at 'Metastatic prostate cancer men's Attitudes towards the Treatment of the local Tumour and metastasis Evaluative Research'. The trial aims to explore the treatment preferences of men with newly diagnosed metastatic...
Reflections on a year like no other...latest HERU blog post
The latest HERU blog post is a reflection from our Director, Professor Mandy Ryan, on some of our COVID-19 related research over the past year. The blog post, Reflections on a year like no other... highlights several of our studies that have either become relevant during the year, or have been...
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