PhD Projects

PhD Projects

Our PhD projects cover both methodological and applied research.

Current Projects

Beyond the diagnosis: the value of genome-wide sequencing for the diagnosis of rare conditions in Scotland
PhD Student: Michael Abbott
Supervisors: Mandy Ryan and Rodolfo Hernández (HERU), 
Incorporating preference heterogeneity in economic evaluation: informing "realistic medicine"
(cross theme PhD with Assessment of Technologies)
PhD student:  Divya Mohan
Supervisors: Graham Scotland and Sebastian Heidenreich
Public and patient preferences for social prescribing
PhD student: Mélanie Antunes
Supervisors: Marjon van der PolVerity Watson (HERU); R. Norman and S. Robinson (Curtin University)
Using existing data to incorporate broader measures of benefit in economic evaluation
(cross theme PhD with Assessment of Technologies)
PhD student: Emma Tassie
Supervisors: Verity WatsonGraham Scotland (HERU) and Stirling Bryan (University of British Columbia)

External PhDs with HERU supervisor

Discrete choice experiments in medical education: the role of management, health economics and research
PhD Student: Dr Astrid Turner
Supervisors: Professor Liz Wolvaardt (University of Pretoria) and Mandy Ryan (HERU)