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The acceptability of using a lottery to allocate research funding: a survey of applicants

This paper presents the results of a survey of Health Research Council applicants from 2013 to 2019. The survey asked about the acceptability of using a lottery and if the lottery meant researchers took a different approach to their application.

Oxford Workshop: Ageing Without Living Longer

Tuesday 31st March 2020, Merton College, Oxford

Symposium to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Hinchliffe Report

Pharmaceutical policies in the long run: Reflections on 60th anniversary of the Hinchliffe Report. This anniversary event was held at Merton College, Oxford on Monday 11 November 2019.

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Forthcoming HERC Events

Learning healthcare systems for cost-effective precision oncology.

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 12pm to 1pm @ Big Data Institute (BDI) LG 0 Seminar Room, University of Oxford Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF


Thursday, 19 March 2020, 4pm to 6pm @ Seminar Room F, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ

This talk is part of a series of health economic seminars which has been organised by the University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Primary Care, Department of Economics and HERC.

Oxford Workshop: Ageing without living longer

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

In recent years there has been a marked change in long-term mortality trends in the United Kingdom. Recent mortality statistics show little or no improvements in life expectancy after decades of steady improvement. What has caused these recent trends? Can they be reversed? What are the implications for health and social care policy?