Incorporating Health Economics into Grant Proposals

This  short course is currently on offer for;

To register your interest in future short courses  please contact the Health Economics Group

Course Leaders
Course Leaders: Professor  Philip Clarke, Dr Dennis Petrie, Dr Ya-Seng Hsueh, Dr Kim Dalziel, Centre for  Health Policy, Programs & Economics, Melbourne School of Population and  Global Health.

Who should attend?

Those preparing (or  planning to prepare) grant proposals for next years’ NHMRC, ARC or other  funding bodies where the proposal may benefit from having an economic  evaluation or other health economics included.

What’s the purpose?

The purpose of this  half-day course is to give chief investigators/researchers an overview of the  health economics components that go into grant proposals, some practical  assistance to start writing the health economics paragraphs of the grant, and guidance  with the process of finding the most suitable health economist/s to be a CI or  AI on their grant proposal across Australia and according to specialty.

What will be included?

  • Quick recap on types of economic  evaluation and when they are appropriate and most useful
  • Overview of other health economics  components that could be beneficial (for example cost of illness or modelling  predictors of high cost etc.)
  • Health economics data requirements  and data linkage procedures
  • Roles and functions of the health  economist in the development of a grant proposal
  • Typical health economics components  in grant proposals including examples
  • A guide on resource requirements  for economic evaluations and options for grant budgets
  • Overview of health economists in  Melbourne and elsewhere in Australia with particular specialisations

After the course participants will be given an  opportunity to submit a 1-page overview of their project proposal in order to  receive feedback & suggestions for the most appropriate health economist/s  for their project. Feedback form.

When & Where

18th November 2014

To  register your interest for this course please email with your details so that you can be added to our mailing list.

Application procedure – Registration  not yet open
Applications for the course can be filled out online via eCart.
Applications close 1 week  prior to the course date.


  • Free for those who have attended or registered for our 1-day short course “Introduction  to Cost Effectiveness Analysis in Health” – but registration via eCart is still required in order to prepare materials and catering
  • Free for Melbourne School of Population and Global Health staff – but registration via eCart is still required in order to prepare materials and catering
  • Others $110 (GST included) –  register and pay via eCart

Further Enquiries:
Ph: +61 3 8344 9111