Thursday, 20 November 2014

ScHARRNews - Thursday 20th November 2014



Recently published CEAs
Twice each month the CEA Registry Blog lists recently published cost utility studies and associated papers.  From the ones listed this time, here's a few in our areas of research interest:Hsieh HM, Tsai SL, Shin SJ, et. al. Cost-Effectiveness of Diabetes Pay-for-Performance Incentive Designs. Med Care. 2014 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25397966.Bae YH, Mullins CD. Do value thresholds
RAT Group raises over £500 for Children in Need!
On Friday 14th November, 2014, members of the RAT Group at the University of Sheffield came in dressed up in a range of outfits including onesies, Hermione from Harry Potter, Tin Tin and one (male) member even came dressed as Barbie (see photo!)In addition they put together a music quiz and traveled across the School of Health and Related Research where people donated generously. Dr Jack Parker (B


Spot On Conference - Altmetrics and other Fads (or how I learned how to worry about trains and love the on-line presentation)
Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to deliver a talk at the Nature Publishing hosted Spot On Conference at The Wellcome Trust in London to talk about my experience of using technologies to help academics communicate and build their scholarly profiles. I was delivering a short presentation as part of the parallel session ‘Measuring social impact - the tools available and whose responsibilit
Early Access to Medicines Scheme
On 7 April 2014 the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS) was launched. EAMS aims to give patients with life threatening or seriously debilitating conditions access to medicines that do not yet have a marketing authorisation when there is a clear unmet medical need.Under the scheme, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) will provide a scientific opinion on the benefit/ri
Living with Stroke...
Nasrin Nasr and her Crucible partners Dr Carmen Levick, Dr Clare Howarth, Dr Nina Lueck, Dr Jorge Martins, Dr Vincenzo Leo have been successful in gaining seed funding for "Life with Stroke" project. The project is an interdisciplinary cross-faculty collaboration with Theatre studies, Neuroscience, Organisational informatics, Law and stroke survivors experts. The aim of the project is to

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