Disseminating my research

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Disseminating my research
Publication in a peer-reviewed journal is no longer sufficient – research findings need to be disseminated more broadly to ensure (and demonstrate) that they have impact. This means that once I’ve submitted an article for publication I immediately start working on the dissemination plan (if I haven’t already done it as a form of ‘productive ...

Practical resources for analysing your first DCE

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Practical resources for analysing your first DCE
  I’m relatively new to discrete choice experiments and have really enjoyed learning about the different analysis approaches and techniques used. It is such a rapidly evolving field and there is always something new to learn. While there is a lot happening to push the boundaries, I’ve recently been helping a couple of people with the ...

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 ...

Cancer is about more than health: work and leisure after cancer

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Cancer is about more than health: work and leisure after cancer
This is a guest blogpost by Marjon Faaij, who I was delighted to supervise for her Master of Pharmacy research project.  We made a great team – Marjon had a personal interest in the impact of cancer on daily life, and I had access to some data about cancer survivorship through the PROFILES registry. Even better, because ...

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 ...