The 17th Joint Call for Proposals by the EuroQol Working Groups is now OPEN!

The 17th Joint Call for Proposals by the EuroQol Working Groups is now OPEN. You can download the Call for Proposals document here. The EuroQol Research Foundation is inviting applications for funding by its competitive research funding programs. The Foundation aims to serve the public interest by supporting scientific research and development of instruments which…

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Renaming EQ-5D-Y into EQ-5D-Y-3L

Researchers at the EuroQol Group are developing a new 5-level version of the EQ-5D-Y instrument, called the EQ-5D-Y-5L. This new version is expected to be available to all users by the end of 2024. The existing version of the EQ-5D-Y will now be renamed the EQ-5D-Y-3L, to help differentiate between these two youth versions of…

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Data collection has successfully started

After successfully completing a pilot phase of interviewer training and data collection at the end of 2022, we are pleased to announce that the first participant in the new UK EQ-5D-5L valuation study was interviewed on 29 January 2023. Interviewer data will be collected online and face-to-face, to allow as many people to participate as…

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Study team co-investigators updated

The research team for the UK EQ-5D-5L valuation study has been updated. The lead investigator is Donna Rowen (School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield) and co-investigators are: This team has been carefully selected by the project’s Steering Group and will bring significant experience and expertise to the valuation study.

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Quality Control team appointed

In line with the study governance document, the Steering Group has appointed the following four scientists as members of the Quality Control (QC) team: The QC team will be independent from the study team, EuroQol’s EQ-VT support team and the Steering Group. This team is responsible for reviewing and critically assessing the work of the…

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Methodological preparatory work for the UK EQ-5D-5L valuation study

Following the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Steering Group discussed the feasibility of undertaking the EQ-5D-5L valuation study for the United Kingdom during the COVID-19 pandemic. The question was whether the EQ-VTv2 TTO interviews could be conducted remotely using online videoconferencing software (such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams), and whether the results would be…

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