Laura Edney

Dr Laura Edney

Research Fellow - Health Economics

School of Public Health

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Laura is a Research Fellow with the Adelaide Health Economics Research Group (AHERG), Health Economics and Policy Unit, School of Public Health. She has worked within the school since 2015 on an NHMRC project grant to provide the first empirical estimate of the opportunity costs of funding decisions in Australia. Laura has a background in psychological research and in the administration and analysis of population surveys.  

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2015 Research Fellow University of Adelaide
    2014 - 2015 Program Officer Australian Bureau of Statistics
    2011 - 2012 Project Officer Royal Adelaide Hospital
    2009 - 2013 University Tutor University of Adelaide
    2008 - 2011 Research Assistant CSIRO
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2014 Achievement Dean's Commendation for PhD Thesis Excellence
    2012 Award Psychology Award for Teaching Excellence
    2011 Scholarship Mutual Community Postgraduate Travel Grant
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 University of Adelaide Australia PhD(Psych)
    2008 University of Adelaide Australia BHSc(Hons)

Health Economics in Medical, Personal & Professional Development (MPPD III)

Health Economics in Psychology

Individual Differences, Personality & Assessment

Doing Research in Psychology

Research Methods in Psychology

Health & Lifespan Developmental Psychology

  • Position: Research Fellow - Health Economics
  • Phone: 83130607
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  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 9
  • Room: WS9062.10
  • Org Unit: Public Health

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