Incorporating health economics into grant applications
Run in collaboration with The University of Melbourne, this course will provide an overview of the health economics components that go into grant proposals and provide practical assistance in writing the health economics paragraphs of the grant.
Attendees will learn:
- The types of economic evaluation and when they are appropriate and most useful
- Health economics components that could be beneficial (for example cost of illness or modelling predictors of high cost)
- Health economics data requirements and data linkage procedures
- Roles and functions of the health economist in the development of a grant proposal
- Resource requirements for economic evaluations and options for grant budgets
- Overview of health economists in Australia with particular specialisations
After the course participants will be given an opportunity to submit a one-page overview of their project proposal in order to receive feedback & suggestions for the most appropriate health economist/s for their project.
Who should attend?
Chief investigators/researchers preparing grant proposals for the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian Research Council or other funding bodies.