Dr Tomos Robinson

Research Fellow – Enabling Methodologies

Dr Tomos Robinson is a Research Fellow in Health Economics (50%) in the Enabling Methodologies theme of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North East and North Cumbria (NENC).

He is also a Senior Research Associate (50%) in the Health Economics Group within the Newcastle University Population Health Sciences Institute.


Tomos has worked in the Health Economics Group at Newcastle University since he completed his PhD in 2018. He has experience of econometric studies, preference elicitation methods and both trial and model based economic evaluations. He has published papers in high impact journals such as Value in Health, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, BMJ Open and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and contributed to reports for NHS England, NIHR and NHSA.

Research interests

  • Measuring and valuing health-related quality of life
  • Preference elicitation methods
  • Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health

Recent publications

McAleenan, A., Jones, H.E., Kernohan, A., Robinson, T., Schmidt, L., Dawson, S., Kelly, C., Leal, E.S., Faulkner, C.L., Palmer, A. and Wragg, C., 2022. Diagnostic test accuracy and cost‐effectiveness of tests for codeletion of chromosomal arms 1p and 19q in people with glioma. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (3).

Robinson, T., Hill, S. and Oluboyede, Y., 2021. Developing a preference-based measure for weight-specific health-related quality of life in adolescence: the WAItE UK valuation study protocol. BMJ open, 11(11), p.e054203.

Robinson, T., Brown, H., Norman, P.D., Fraser, L.K., Barr, B. and Bambra, C., 2019. The impact of New Labour’s English health inequalities strategy on geographical inequalities in infant mortality: a time-trend analysis. J Epidemiol Community Health, 73(6), pp.564-568.

Robinson, T. and Oluboyede, Y., 2019. Estimating CHU-9D utility scores from the WAItE: a mapping algorithm for economic evaluation. Value in Health, 22(2), pp.239-246.