Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

Seminars and Events

CHP PhD Confirmation Seminar: May 29 – Advancing Health Economic Evaluation Methodologies for Health Policy Design

Tuesday May 29, 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Seminar Room 410 – Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Presenter: Michelle Tew

Health economic evaluation is a fundamental component in helping inform health policy decisions, as the economic value of a health intervention is considered alongside its clinical value particularly in today’s tight budgetary climate. However, to be useful to any decision or policy maker, methodological rigor and consistency is imperative. Continue reading “CHP PhD Confirmation Seminar: May 29 – Advancing Health Economic Evaluation Methodologies for Health Policy Design”


CHP Seminar: 8 June 2018 – Health economic evaluation through the ages

Friday 8th June 4pm-6pm
Lecture Theatre 1, Level B1, Basement Level, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Presenter: Professor Philip Clarke (Director, Centre for Health Policy)

This seminar provides a broad overview of the development of economic methods for evaluating public health and medical interventions prior to the 1970s in 3 sections: Continue reading “CHP Seminar: 8 June 2018 – Health economic evaluation through the ages”


Workshop: May 30 – Data Linkage for Health and Medical Research: Reaching the Promised Land

Wednesday, 30 May 2018
Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street, Carlton VIC

The University of Melbourne is hosting a half‐day workshop to highlight how routinely collected data can be used to address policy‐relevant questions.
Administrative data are rich sources of information that can be leveraged to inform health policy. Victoria holds several high‐quality datasets and is starting to explore the potential of data linkage. Continue reading “Workshop: May 30 – Data Linkage for Health and Medical Research: Reaching the Promised Land”


CMH Seminar: 14 May – Does religiousness prevent suicide?

Monday May 14 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Seminar Room 410 – Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Presenter: Prof Steven Stack (USA)

This talk is built around two interrelated studies conducted in the USA and Europe, which examined the impact of religiousness on suicide.

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CHP Seminar: 29 May 2018 – A return on investment case for simulation as a design intervention for service delivery

Tuesday 29th May 12.30pm-1.30pm
Seminar Room 516 – Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Presenter: Professor Terry Young, Brunel University, UK

One of barriers identified over the past few years in promoting simulation and modelling as a way to design healthcare services, is the request for evidence of effectiveness and the underlying assumption that it will be furnished by randomised controlled trials, a standard approach in evidence in evidence based medicine.
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CMH PhD Completion Seminar: 10th May 2018 – Pre-existing mental health disorders and health after release from prison: A case for continuity of care

Thursday May 10th 12.30pm-1.30pm
Seminar Room 410 – Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Presenter: Jesse Young

As predicted by the World Health Organisation, prisons are increasingly becoming the 21st century asylums. However, outside drug-related harm and infectious disease epidemiology, remarkably little is known about health service use and broader health outcomes for people released from prison who experience mental health problems. Continue reading “CMH PhD Completion Seminar: 10th May 2018 – Pre-existing mental health disorders and health after release from prison: A case for continuity of care”


MSPGH Seminar: 30th May 2018 – The University’s research computing platforms: what’s out there and how they can help your research

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 30th May 2018
Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Dr David Perry, Compute Integration Specialist, Research Platform Services &
Dr Adrian Bickerstaffe, Head, Research Computing, Centre for Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population & Global Health

The University of Melbourne has invested heavily in research computing platforms to facilitate state-of-the-art research and help researchers achieve world-class research outcomes. Continue reading “MSPGH Seminar: 30th May 2018 – The University’s research computing platforms: what’s out there and how they can help your research”


MSPGH/MSSI Joint Seminar: 23rd May 2018 – Sustainable Healthcare – The NHS Way

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 23rd May 2018
Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Dr David Pencheon OBE, Founder Director, Sustainable Development Unit (SDU), National Health Service (NHS) England and Public Health England

The SDU was established in 2007 with the task of ensuring the NHS operated in an environmentally sustainable way – starting with reducing its carbon emissions. Between 2007 and 2015 the NHS reduced its carbon emissions by 11% – exceeding the 10% target set in 2009, and despite health and care activity increasing by 18%. Continue reading “MSPGH/MSSI Joint Seminar: 23rd May 2018 – Sustainable Healthcare – The NHS Way”


MSPGH Special Seminar: 22nd May 2018 – The influence of neighbourhood environments on physical activity, cardio-metabolic health and diet in Canada – new findings from our research

11.00am – 12 noon, Tue 22nd May 2018
Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton

Professor Nancy Ross, Professor of Geography, McGill University

The Chief Public Health Officer of Canada commented in her 2017 Annual Report about the “Tremendous potential that changing our built environment has for helping Canadians live healthier lives”. Continue reading “MSPGH Special Seminar: 22nd May 2018 – The influence of neighbourhood environments on physical activity, cardio-metabolic health and diet in Canada – new findings from our research”


CHP Seminar: 24th April 2018 – How do community assets impact on health related quality of life and health care utilisation?

Tuesday 24th April 12noon-1pm
Seminar Room 410 – Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton
Presenter: Dr Luke Munford, Manchester Centre for Health Economics, University of Manchester.

One form of the social prescribing initiative involves policy makers promoting participation in community assets. The overall aim is to improve quality of life and reduce demand on healthcare services. Continue reading “CHP Seminar: 24th April 2018 – How do community assets impact on health related quality of life and health care utilisation?”


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