Dr Aoife Callan BC, MEcc., Ph.D
| Aoife Callan is a HRB Health Economics Postgraduate Research Fellow on the HRB ICE UTI-C project at the Department of General Practice and the Department of Economics. Her current research project involves assessing the economic cost of antimicrobial resistance in Ireland. She is also involved in the design, implementation and economic evaluation of a complex intervention into prescribing behaviour in Ireland. Prior to this, Aoife was a researcher at the Irish Centre for Social Gerontology at the
National University of Ireland, Galway. She was involved in a number of projects at ICSG and in the Department of Economics including assessing indirect costs associated with obesity and overweight on the island of Ireland as part of Safefood funded research. She was also involved in researching
older women workers and their access to pensions in a North-South colloboration with Queens University
Belfast. Aoife completed her Ph.D. at NUI Galway examining public preferences for different types of community care programmes, including technology-based programmes, that support older people to continue living at home.
| Research interests include Health and Social Care Economics, Health Technology Assessment, Economics of
Ageing, Non-market valuation techniques and Applied Microeconometrics.
|Walsh, K. and O'Shea, E. (2009) 'The Older Adult Health and Social Care Sector' In: The Role of Migrant Care Workers in Ageing Societies: Context and Experiences in Ireland. Galway: ICSG. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Walsh, K. & Callan, A. (2011) 'Perceptions, Preferences, and Acceptance of Information and Communication Technologies in Older-Adult Community Care Settings in Ireland: A Case-Study and Ranked-Care Programme Analysis'. Ageing International, 36 (1):102-122. [Details]|
|Walsh, K., and Callan, A. (2007) Social Audit of Assistive Technology for Older Adults in Ireland Assistive Technology Research Series [Details]|
|Callan, A. and O'Shea, E. (2011) Preferences and Expectations of Long-Term Care in Ireland 9th Annual ESPAnet Conference [Details]|
|Ni Leime, Aine, Callan, A, Finn, C, Healy, R., (2012) Evaluating the impact of membership of Active Retirement Ireland on the lives of older people. Active Retirement Ireland, Dublin. [Details]|
|erry, I., Dee, A., O’Neill, C., Callan, A., Doherty, E., Staines, A., McVeigh, T., Sweeney, M.R., O’Dwyer, V., Kearns, K., Sharp, L., Kee, F., Hughes and J., Balanda, K., (2012) The Cost of Obesity on the Island of Ireland. Safefood, Dublin. [Details]|
|Duvvury, N., Ní Léime, A, Callan, A, Price, L., Simpson, M. (2012) Older Women Workers'Access to Pensions: Vulnerabilities, Perspectives and Strategies. Irish Centre for Social Gerontology, National University Ireland Galway, Galway. [Details]|
Honours and Awards
| Year: 2009.
Title: Visiting Scholar, University of California, Berkeley.
| Year: 2011.
Title: InterTradeIreland Community of Researchers Marion McAneney Graduate Research Award
| Year: 2012.
Title: Canadian Summer Program in Ageing in Vancouver
|Association: Irish Economic Association, Function/Role: Member|
|Association: Health Economics Association Ireland, Function/Role: Member|
|Association: The European Economic Association, Function/Role: Member|
|Association: AAATE, Function/Role: Member|
|Callan, A. (2008) Irish Society for New Economist's annual conference. [Chaired Session], Irish Society for New Economist (ISNE), Galway , 03-OCT-08 - 03-OCT-08.|
|Callan, A. and O'Shea, E. (2009) Health Economics Association Ireland Meeting, ESRI. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Health Economics Association Ireland Meeting, ESRI, Dublin , 12-JUN-09 - 12-JUN-09.|
|Callan, A. and O'Shea, E. (2010) European Health Economics Conference. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], European Health Economics Conference, Helsinki , 07-JUL-10 - 10-JUL-10.|
|Callan, A. and O'Shea, E. (2011) European Conference in London School of Economics in collaboration with the BIS, AGE Platform Europe, KTN, TSB, and the EU. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Technology with Disabled and Older People: Business development, Building alliances and Impact assessment, London School of Economics , 28-MAR-11 - 29-MAR-11.|
|Callan, A. (2011) Network for European and Social Policy Analysis conference. [Chaired Session], 9th Annual ESPAnet Conference, Valencia , 08-SEP-11 - 10-SEP-11.|
|Callan, A. (2011) CARDI conference. [Other], Ageing Globally - Ageing Locally CARDI conference, Dublin , 02-NOV-11 - 03-NOV-11.|
|Callan, A. (2011) CARDI conference. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Ageing Globally - Ageing Locally CARDI Conference,, Dublin , 02-NOV-11 - 03-FEB-11.|
|Duvvury, N, Ni Leime, A, Callan A, Simpson, M (2012) “The impact of pension reforms on older women” - presentation of findings. [Oral Presentation], Launch of report on Women and Pensions,, National University of Ireland, Merrion Square, February, 2012 , 12-MAR-12 - 12-MAR-12.|
2011 - 2012: Lecturer: Health Economics, 3rd Year Undergraduate
2010 - 2011: Lecturer: Economics of Public Policy, 2nd Year Undergraduate
2010 - 2011: Teaching assistant, Managerial Economics, 2nd Year Undergraduates
2009 - 2011: Teaching assistant, Econometrics, Masters in Economics.
2008 - 2009: Lecturer, Economics of Ageing, Dip in Social Gerontology.
2007 - 2011:
Lecturer, Health Economics, Dip in Primary Care.