Best Health Services and Policy Research Papers – 2018 Award winner

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Best Health Services and Policy Research Papers - 2018 Award winner
I was thrilled to be awarded the Overall winner of the 2018 HSRAANZ Best Health Services and Policy Research Paper last night. These awards recognise the best scientific works in the field health services and policy research. The award was for my paper on cancer-related lost productivity in the developing countries Brazil, Russia, India, China ...

My experience of mentoring

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My experience of mentoring
I have been asked a few times recently to give presentations on my experience of mentoring as an early career researcher. I have been lucky to have had a number of formal and informal mentoring experiences over the last 10 years, and some have been more successful than others. I’ve been mentored by bosses, colleagues ...

5 great quotes from the Women in Economics Retreat

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5 great quotes from the Women in Economics Retreat
Last week I attended the 2018 Women in Economics Retreat, organised by the Economics Society of Australia Women in Economics Network. It was 2 days in the Southern Highlands with a wonderful group of early and mid-career researchers, led by an amazing selection of mentors. The attendees worked in a broad range of economics roles, ...

Getting started with social media to promote your research

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Imagine a newspaper where you get to choose the sections to include (front page, finance, politics, entertainment, sport etc), and also who writes the articles in each section…  Welcome to twitter… Is twitter a social media fad for tween girls to share their love of Justin Bieber, or is it a social media tool that ...