Invited Presentations

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Pol, M. van der (2019) 'Health economics as a behavioural science: individual preference parameters and health', German Health Economics Association (DGGÖ) Annual Conference, University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany, 18-19 March 2019.


Boyers, D. (2018) 'Improving the predictive validity of dental care DCEs, an application to the Improving Quality of Dentistry (IQuaD) study', Keynote Lecture to the Centre for Oral Health Research (COHR), Newcastle University, Newcastle, England, 18 January 2018.

Kopasker, D. (2018) 'Insecure employment and mental health: one pathway in the UK’s productivity puzzle', Aarhus-Kiel Workshop, Sønderborg, Denmark, 13-14 December 2018.

Pol, M. van der (2018) 'Designing financial incentives for weight loss: the role of behavioural economics and preference elicitation', Workshop on the Economics of Health Behaviours and Health Information, University of Bath in London, London, 15-16 March 2018.

Ryan, M. (2018) 'Towards better patient focused outcomes', National Healthcare Outcomes Conference, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 20 February 2018.

Ryan, M. (2018) 'Valuation in health economics: reflections of a UK health economist… and patient', 1st Conference of the Swiss Society of Health Economics, University of Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland, 14 September 2018.

Watson, V. (2018) 'Using public preferences to inform remote and rural healthcare choices', Rethinking Remote: Innovative Solutions in Remote Healthcare, Eden Court, Inverness, 24-25 May 2018.



Ryan, M. (2017) 'Valuing the patient experience: reflections of a health economist….. and patient….’, Plenary session on Value-based frameworks: using evidence and value to inform policy and practice, Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control, Toronto, Canada, 25-26 May 2017.

Ryan, M. (2017) 'Third Plenary Session. Evolution of value: perspectives from both sides of the Atlantic', International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 20th Annual Congress, Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow, 4-8 November 2017.

Watson, V. (2017) 'Using experimental economics to better understand stated preference responses', Workshop on Non-Market Valuation (WONV), University of Leeds, Leeds, England, 26-27 June 2017.



Elliot, R.F., Bond, C. and Sutton, M. (2016) 'New roles for health professionals: findings from the MUNROS project', European Union Directorate Knowledge Hour, Presentation to invited members of Directorate General Research and Employment, Brussels, Belgium, 6 September 2016.



de Bont, A. and the MUNROS Team (led by Elliott, R.F. and Bond, C.), (2015) 'Invited presentation about the MUNROS project for EC Directorate-General for Health Healthcare Systems Unit - Workforce Team', Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing, Brussels, Belgium, 9-10 March 2015.

Ryan, M. (2015) 'Valuing the patient experiences and going beyond QALYs in HTA', 3rd Annual Healthcare Improvement Scotland Research Symposium: Bringing Evidence Together, The Merchants' Hall, Edinburgh, 26 March 2015.



Abul Naga, R. H. and Shen, Y. (2014) 'Joint hypotheses tests for multidimensional inequality indices with application on income and health in the context of Egypt', Socio-economic Inequality and Health in the Middle East and North African Countries: a Multidisciplinary Perspective, Aix Marseille School of Economics - Sciences Economiques & Sociales de la Santé & Traitement de l’Information Médicale (AMSE-SESSTIM) 2nd Scientific Symposium on Health Economics, Marseille, France, 3 April 2014.

Bryan, S. (2014) 'It's time to break our addiction to technology adoption: reframing HTA as the cornerstone of resource stewardship - webinar', Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) 25th Anniversary Lecture Series, Ottawa, Canada, 17 November 2014.

De Bont, A. and MUNROS Team (led by Elliott, R. F. and Bond, C.) (2014) 'Changing skill mix within teams delivering integrated health services', EU Chronic Care Summit, Brussels, Belgium, 3rd April 2014.

De Bont, A., Wallenburg, I. and MUNROS Team (led by Elliott, R. F. and Bond, C.) (2014) 'On health care reform: the iMpact on practice, oUtcomes and costs of New roles for health pROfeSsionals’, Working Group on Health Workforce, Brussels, Belgium, 24 November 2014.

Eberth, B. (2014) 'Health behaviours and health inequalities in Scotland', Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) Policy Forum on Health Inequalities, Edinburgh, 19 June 2014.

Elliott, R. F. (2014) 'MUNROS: challenging terrain for economists', Workshop to Mark 60th Birthday of Jan Erik Askildsen, Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Norway,14 November 2014.

Elliott, R. F. (2014) 'MUNROS project - the iMpact on practice, oUtcomes and costs of New roles for health pROfeSsionals', Joint Action Health Workforce Planning and Forecasting, Conference on Improving Planning Methodologies and Data Across Europe, Rome, Italy, 4 December 2014.

Ryan, M. (2014) 'Future challenges in health economics', Health Economics: Coming of Age, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, England, 12 June 2014.

Watson, V. (2014) 'Eliciting preferences for (re)distribution: can or should we do it?', dggö - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie, Workshop zu Vertielingsfragen in Gesundheitswesen / German Society for Health Economics, Workshop on Distributional Issues in Health Care, Hamburg Center for Health Economics, Hamburg, Germany, 22 November 2014.



Elliott, R.F. (2013) 'Fiscal prudence, health budgets and workforce challenges: a discussion', Presentation to Treasury and Department of Premier and Cabinet, New South Wales, Australia, 3rd July 2013.

Elliott, R.F. (2013) 'Health budgets and workforce challenges', Presentation to Agency for Clinical Innovation, New South Wales, Australia, 4 July 2013.

Elliott, R.F. (2013) 'Health budgets and workforce challenges', Presentation to Ministry of Health, New South Wales, Australia, 5th July 2013.

Ryan, M. (2013) 'The patient experience: what is it and how can we value it?', Presentation to MRC Advisory Panel, London, July 2013.



Clarke, A., Jones, D., Martin, D., McNamee, P., Schofield, P. and Smith, B. (2012) 'Engaging with older people and their carers to develop interventions for the self-management of chronic pain', Life-Long Health & Well-Being Conference, University of Edinburgh, December 2012.

Elliott, R.F. (2012) 'Researching the health workforce: priorities, methods and modelling to inform policy', Master Class - The Sax Institute and the Centre for Health Research at the University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia, November 2012.

Hoddinott, P., Hislop, J., Morgan, H., Stewart, F., Rothnie, K., Bauld, L., Thomson, G. and Farrar, S. (2012) 'BIBS: Benefits of Incentives for Breastfeeding and smoking cessation: a platform study for a trial', Public Health Agency, Belfast, November 2012.

Ludbrook, A. (2012) 'Why is action on alcohol so needed? Round table discussion', Alcohol Measures for Public Health Research Alliance (AMPHORA) Conference, Stockholm, 18th-19 October 2012.

Morgan, H., Hislop, J., Rothnie, K., Stewart, F., Hoddinott, P. and Farrar, S. (2012) 'Incentives for smoking in pregnancy: are they the way forward? ', Health Challenge Wales, Cardiff, June 2012.

Norwood, P. (2012) 'Measuring rurality and remoteness in general rural hospitals', TAGRA: Remote and Rural Subgroup, Scottish Government, Edinburgh, September 2012.

Pol, M. van der (2012) 'HESG 40th anniversary plenary session', UK Health Economists' Study Group (UKHESG) Conference, Oxford, June 2012.

Pol, M. van der (2012) 'Lessons from quit4u: combining support, pharmacotherapy and financial incentives to support smoking cessation', UK National Smoking Cessation Conference (UKNSCC), Birmingham, June 2012.

Rosko, M., Tavakoli, M. and Farrar, S. (2012) 'Variations in relative efficiency in Scottish hospitals: a DEA approach', Efficiency and Productivity Information and Development Group, Scottish Government Health Department, Edinburgh, August 2012.

Ryan, M. (2012) 'Using Discrete Choice Experiments to understand preferences for lifestyle interventions: should we pay people to live well? Invited Plenary Presentation', British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, Glasgow, February 2012.

Ryan, M. (2012) 'Valuing patient experiences: do we have methods fit for purpose?', Better Together Programme, Scottish Government, Glasgow, February 2012.

Sharma, P., Boyers, D., Boachie, C., Stewart, F., Miedzybrodzka, Z., Simpson, W., Kilonzo, M., McNamee, P. and Mowatt, G. (2012) 'Elucigene FH20 and LIPOchip for the diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia - NICE diagnostic appraisal process', The Scottish Lipids Forum, Dunkeld, November 2012.



Eberth, B. (2011) 'Novel approaches to identifying determinants of health inequality and effective policy responses', Chief Scientist Office Workshop. Measuring, Understanding and Tackling Health Inequalities: New Insights from Scottish Research, Edinburgh, February 2011.

Elliott, R.F. (2011) 'The new financial climate: seeking improvements in labour force reward and allocation in the NHS', Sax Institute Policy Forum, Sydney, Australia, April 2011.

Elliott, R.F., Ryan, M., Ludbrook, A., Pol, M.van der and McNamee, P. (2011) 'About HERU: programme overviews', Invited Presentation to the Scottish Government Health Directorates, Edinburgh, November 2011.

Ludbrook, A. (2011) 'Cost-effectiveness of tobacco control policies: tax increases and smoking bans', European Conference on Tobacco or Health, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 2011.

Ludbrook, A. (2011) 'Economic appraisal of the choice and targeting of lifestyle interventions to prevent disease in deprived populations', Chief Scientist Office Workshop. Measuring, Understanding and Tackling Health Inequalities: New Insights from Scottish Research, Edinburgh, February 2011.

Ludbrook, A. (2011) 'Evidence and lamp posts: illumination or support in policy making', Faculty of Public Health Conference, Aviemore, November 2011.

Pol, M. van der.(2011) 'Time preferences', NICE Citizen Council, London, England, November 2011.

Ryan, M. (2011) 'Discrete Choice Experiments in Health Economics: where are we and where should we go?', Design of Experiments in Health Care Workshop, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, August 2011.



Boyers, D., McNamee, P. and EPIC Team members (2010) 'Self-Management interventions for older adults with chronic pain: a systematic review of the cost-effectiveness literature', Life Long Health and Well Being Research Retreat, Newcastle, England, October 2010.

Elliott, R.F., Ma, A., McConnachie, A., Morris, S., Rice, N. and Skåtun, D. (2010) 'The staff market forces factor component of the resource allocation weighted capitation formula: new estimates', Technical Advisory Group (TAG), Department of Health, London, April 2010.

Elliott, R.F., Ma, A., McConnachie, A., Morris, S., Rice, N. and Skåtun, D. (2010) 'The staff market forces factor component of the resource allocation weighted capitation formula: new estimates', Advisory Committee Resource Allocation (ACRA), Department of Health, London, May 2010.

Farrar, S., Yi, D., Chalkley, M., Ma, A., Sutton, M. and Sussex, J. (2010) 'Payment by results: impact and policy implications', Symposium on Policy Implications of Emerging Findings for the English NHS, King's Fund, London, February 2010.

Hernández, R. and Vale, L. (2010) 'Review of glaucoma projects, their approaches and challenges', International Glaucoma Association, Health Economics Special Interest Group, Madrid, Spain, September 2010.

Ludbrook, A. (2010) 'Alcohol by the numbers', Alcohol in Scotland, Holyrood, Edinburgh, June 2010.

Ludbrook, A. (2010) 'Minimum pricing of alcohol', Association of Clinical Biochemists, Annual Meeting., Edinburgh, March 2010.

McNamee, P. (2010) 'Measuring health economic impact of diagnostic tests in dementia', Symposium on Imaging Research in Cognitive Impairment and Dementia, Aberdeen, November 2010.

Ryan, M. (2010) 'How is conjoint analysis being applied in health?', 3rd Conjoint Analysis in Health Conference, Newport Beach, California, October 2010.

Ryan, M. (2010) 'Valuing the patient experience in HTAs (and healthcare delivery assessments): going beyond QALYs', European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS) Summer School, Barcelona, Spain, September 2010.



Ma, A., Elliott, R. and Battu, H. (2009) 'Geographical wage variation and the labour market for teachers'. Supporting Regional Analysis with Devolved Administrations, Opening of the VML (ONS) in Glasgow, organised by the Micro-data Analysis and User Support Team, January 2009.

McNamee, P. (2009) 'Cost-effectiveness in health care', Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh Rheumatology Symposium, Edinburgh, September 2009.

Pol, M. van der. (2009) 'Valuing future health: empirical evidence and implications for discounting practices', Valuing Future Flexibility, Institute for Advanced Studies, Glasgow, September 2009.

Pol, M. van der. (2009) 'How to conduct a cost-effectiveness analysis of telemedicine/telecare', Telemed and eHealth, Royal Society of Medicine, London, November 2009.

Ryan, M. (2009) 'Valuing the patient experience in health care: going beyond QALYs and using Discrete Choice Experiments', 2nd Conference on Conjoint Analysis in Health Care, Delray Beach, Florida, March 2009.

Ryan, M. (2009) 'Measuring values in HTA: going beyond QALYs', Health Technology - burden or benefit in an economic crisis? 12th European Health Forum Gastein, Bad Hofgastein, September 2009.

Ryan, M. (2009) 'Measuring utility within pharmacy', ESRC Funded Seminar Series, University of Aberdeen, October 2009.

Ryan, M. (2009) 'Values missed by HTA – an alternative approach', Drug Information Association Health Technology Assessment Forum, Hotel Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel, Paris, November 2009.

Vale, L. on behalf of the SUI Review Group (2009) 'Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of non surgical treatments of stress urinary incontinence', Association of Continence Nurses, Coventry, June 2009.



Elliott, R. (2008) 'Big cities, big salaries...', University of Sydney, Australia, March 2008.

Elliott, R. (2008) 'Reflections on building health economics capacity in the UK and the opportunities for NSW', Department of State and Regional Development, VIP Event for Health Economics Capacity Project, Sydney, Australia, March 2008.

Elliott, R. (2008) 'Working with governments', Sax Institute, Sydney, Australia, October 2008.

Hernández, R. (2008) 'What are the methods to evaluate cost-effectiveness of glaucoma care? Symposium: health economics in glaucoma care (detection and management)', European Glaucoma Society Quadrennial Meeting, Berlin, June 2008.

Ludbrook, A. (2008) 'Minimum pricing of alcohol - an economic perspective', Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, November 2008.

Pol, M. van der. (2008) 'Education, health and time preference', Health Economics Group, University of Calgary, Canada, March 2008.

Ryan, M. (2008) 'Using Discrete Choice Experiments to elicit preferences in public health research: an application to obesity' Centre of Excellence in Public Health (Northern Ireland), Queens University, Belfast, June 2008.

Ryan, M. (2008) 'Using Discrete Choice Experiments in Health Economics: the importance of going beyond the QALY', Prioritization in the German Health Care System, Frankfurt School of Business and Management, September 2008.

Vale, L. (2008) 'HTA of surveillance mammography after treatment for primary breast cancer', Scottish Breast Cancer Research Group Meeting, Dundee, October 2008.

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