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Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre

Dr Irina Tikhonova MSc, PhD

Senior Research Fellow in Health Technology Assessment & Modelling

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Irina joined SHTAC as a Senior Research Fellow in October 2019.

After graduating from Kazan Federal University with a degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Irina had a short stint as a software engineer working on an EEG software for diagnosis of epilepsies. She then did her PhD in Applied Mathematics at the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics in Pushchino, the Biological Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences.

During her research career, Irina has been involved in projects related to epidemiological and economic modelling of human, animal and plant diseases, and utilised a vast range of different methodological approaches including mean-field, agent-based and statistical models. She has collaborated with a number of international institutions, including the University of Cambridge, Yale University, the Universities of California and New Mexico, and the University of Exeter.

Since joining SHTAC, Irina has been contributing to health technology assessment (HTA) submissions for NICE.  



MSc (Red Diploma) Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Kazan Federal University (1989)

PhD Applied Mathematics, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2003)

Research interests

Irina's research interests are:

·         Health economics

·         Computational epidemiology

·         Mathematical biology, biological pattern formation, chaos and fractals

·         Complex networks

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Key Publications

Irina contributes to the course 'Introduction to Health Economics' organised by SHTAC.

Dr Irina Tikhonova
Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre (SHTAC), University of Southampton, Alpha House, Enterprise Road, University of Southampton Science Park, Southampton, SO16 7NS

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