HEDS is part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We undertake research, teaching, training and consultancy on all aspects of health related decision science, with a particular emphasis on health economics, HTA and evidence synthesis.

Monday, 12 January 2015

ScHARR Seminar Series

The spring series has been confirmed, and includes 2 HEDS-y topics, although all seminars are open to everyone.   Seminars will run almost weekly on Tuesdays at 12.30 to 1.30 and are usually in the Pemberton Lecture Theatre in Regent Court (unless mentioned otherwise).  Here is the list:

13th Jan - Ed Wilson, University of Cambridge ~ How detailed does a piggybacked economic evaluation alongside an RCT need to be?  A comparison of relative value of information from different resource use data collection processes in an economic evaluation alongside a clinical trial

20th Jan - Laura Di Bona, ScHARR ~ Adopt a Care Home: A collaboration between school children and people with dementia

27th Jan - Paul Aylin, Imperial College London ~ Understanding weekend mortality rates in hospitals

3rd Feb - Matt Dexter, Sheffield Hallam ~ Open Design and medication products - enabling participation in design and manufacture

10th Feb - Shirley Thomas, University of Nottingham ~ TBC

24th Feb -  Lukasz Tanajewski, University of Nottingham ~ Economic evaluation of a general hospital unit for older people with delirium and dementia (TEAM trial): clinical outcomes versus cost-effectiveness

10th Mar - Pablo Monsovais, University of Oxford ~ TBC

17th Mar (Eric Wilkes) - Alicia O'Cathain, ScHARR ~ Quality of mixed methods studies

24th Mar (Venue TBA) - Wandi Bruine de Bruin, University of Leeds ~ The mental models approach to developing risk communication