Andrew Stevens

Colleges, School and Institutes

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Andrew is interested in Health Services Research including:

(1) Horizon Scanning A research programme covering (i) the methodology of horizon scanning, (ii) the diffusion and impact of new medical technologies (iii) trends in medical technology.

(2) Health Technology Assessment and Appraisal A research interest in the circumstances of NICE’s methods and outputs eg on NICE and the changing NHS, age biases, and appraisal methods.

(3) Health Services Research Includes research on methodological topics principally related to (i) prioritisation methods and resource allocation, (ii) methodology of quality assessment and performance monitoring in NHS service provision, (iii) Evaluation of service provision.

Andrew is happy to take on future PhD students in related areas such as the role of bodies like NICE and has previously supervised PhDs in

Horizon Scanning Methods
Health Technology Diffusion
The Prioritization of Health care