Croudace, Timothy

Professor, Professor of Applied Health Research and Health Technology Assessment, PhD Psychology, B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology, M.Sc. Health Services Research and Health Technology Assessment, Dipl App Psych (Diploma in Applied Psychology) Distinction

    • United Kingdom

    • 6213 Citations
    • 43 h-Index
    1994 …2023
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    Professor Tim Croudace

    Psychometric Epidemiology | Health-Related Measurement | Longitudinal Studies/Lifecourse Epidemiology

    Mental Health Sciences | NHS-NIHR-PROMs Patient Reported Outcome Measures PROs/PROMs


    Professor of Applied Health Research and Health Technology Assessment 

    Airlie Place, DUNDEE DD1


    Applied latent variable modelling using Mplus (since 1998-) , Latent Gold and Stata.


     Prof Tim Croudace UoD: roles in and for SNHS

    Currently a University Professor (non-clinical)

    - Chair in Applied Health Research (AHR) & Health Technology Assessment (HTA).


    Moved to work at University of Dundee from a Chair at University of York

    (Professor of Psychometric Epidemiology based in the Mental Health and Addictions Research Group in the School of Health Sciences & Hull York Medical School/HYMS) . In 2016 my School in Dundee was renamed the School of Nursing & Health Sciences (acronym SNHS).

    For the University I am currently a Professorial member of University of Dundee Senatus Academicus (until 2021).


    I have held personal awards (four) for much of my career with the most senior being as a Career Scientist (in Public Mental Health) (UK Department of Health). This was my last awarded and supported me for 5 yrs (topic - latent variable epidemiology).

    I serve on NIHR funding panels and am currently a Deputy Chair the Advanced Fellowships panel for the NIHR Academy. In 2018/19 I was on the ARC panel.

    I have also supported and mentored the careers of other Fellowship holders from a range of funders including The Wellcome Trust and NIHR.

    I sit on School Boards for two other UoD Schools, Design/DJCAD (since 2016) and the School of Social Sciences (since October 2017). I am also associated with the Farr Institute (in Scotland) and advise the Dundee Health Informatics Centre HIC^ (Advisory and Oversight Committee member).

    For NHS England I am a member of the Oversight & Advisory Board, Mental Health: initially the Five Year Forward View - - and now the Long Term Plan.

    Member of Council of Deans of Health Research Advisory Group [CODH-RAG].


    Formerly Deputy Chair of the NIHR award panel awarding personal fellowship (Transitional Research Fellowships, Career Development Awards, and Senior Research Fellowships) 

    Panel member for Health Research Board Ireland Emerging Investigators.

    Panel member for NIHR Applied Research Centres/CLAHRC recommissioning.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Master in Science

    Bachelor of Science

    External positions

    (Current) Peer Review College Member (ESRC), Economic and Social Research Council

    (Past) Panel Member and Deputy Chair

    External Examiner (former), University of Nottingham

    (Current) NHS England Independent Advisory and Oversight Group

    (Past) Mental Health Five Year Forward View Independent Oversight Advisory Group (NHS England)

    (Current) Deputy Chair NIHR Academy Advanced Fellowships Panel

    Health Research Board Ireland Emerging Investigator Awards Panel Member 2019

    Panel Member NIHR Applied Research Collaborations Competition 2019

    (Former) Associate Director, ESRC Scottish Gradudate School for Social Science

    University of Sheffield-EEPRU Unit ReQoL Project (Psychometrics Advisory Group Member with Jakob Bue Bjorner, John Browne (lead John Brazier)


    • H Social Sciences (General)
    • Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM)
    • Assessment
    • Applied Psychometrics
    • Measurement Models
    • Rasch Model
    • Mokken Scaling
    • Item Response Theory
    • Applied Health Research
    • Factor Analysis
    • Applied Psychological Measurement
    • Social Science and Medicine
    • Birth Cohort Studies
    • BF Psychology
    • Psychometric Epidemiology
    • Life-Course and Longitudinal Research
    • Mental Health
    • Contemporary Psychometrics
    • Structural Equation Modelling
    • Latent Variable Epidemiology
    • Psychiatric Epidemiology
    • Health Sciences
    • Health Technology Assessment
    • Social Psychiatry
    • Human Developmet
    • Longitudinal Data Analysis
    • Cohort studies
    • General Health Questionnaires

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    Research Output 1994 2019

    20 Citations (Scopus)
    118 Downloads (Pure)

    Recovering Quality of Life (ReQoL): a new generic self-reported outcome measure for use with people experiencing mental health difficulties

    Keetharuth, A. D., Brazier, J. E., Connell, J., Bjorner, J. B., Carlton, J., Buck, E. T., Ricketts, T., McKendrick, K., Browne, J., Croudace, T. & Barkham, M., 4 Jan 2018, In : British Journal of Psychiatry. 212, 1, p. 42-49 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Mental Health
    Quality of Life
    Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
    Reproducibility of Results
    4 Citations (Scopus)
    106 Downloads (Pure)

    Computerized adaptive testing of population psychological distress: simulation-based evaluation of GHQ-30

    Stochl, J., Boehnke, J., Pickett, K. E. & Croudace, T. J., Jun 2016, In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 51, 6, p. 895-906 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    10 Citations (Scopus)
    129 Downloads (Pure)

    Protocol for the Mindful Student Study: a randomised controlled trial of the provision of a mindfulness intervention to support university students’ well-being and resilience to stress

    Galante, J., Dufour, G., Benton, A., Howarth, E., Vainre, M., Croudace, T. J., P. Wagner, A., Stochl, J. & Jones, P. B., 9 Nov 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 11, p. 1-9 9 p., e012300 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Randomized Controlled Trials
    Mental Health Services
    7 Citations (Scopus)
    103 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    Mental Health
    Public Health
    24 Citations (Scopus)
    91 Downloads (Pure)

    Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of tailored intensive liaison between primary and secondary care to identify individuals at risk of a first psychotic illness (the LEGs study): a cluster-randomised controlled trial

    Perez, J., Jin, H., Russo, D. A., Stochl, J., Painter, M., Shelley, G., Jackson, E., Crane, C., Graffy, J. P., Croudace, T. J., Byford, S. & Jones, P. B., Nov 2015, In : Lancet Psychiatry. 2, 11, p. 984-993 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Secondary Care
    Psychotic Disorders
    Cost-Benefit Analysis
    Primary Health Care
    Randomized Controlled Trials

    Activities 2016 2018

    • 5 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 3 Participation in conference
    • 3 Membership of network
    • 1 Invited talk

    Meeting of the NHS Health and Social Care Innovation Network (Event)

    Timothy Croudace (Chair)
    17 May 2018

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of network

    SGSSS Collaboration Showcase

    Timothy Croudace (Participant)
    14 May 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Scottish Dementia Research Consortium Annual Conference

    Clair Gamble (Participant), Wendy Moncur (Participant), Timothy Croudace (Participant)
    23 Apr 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Farr Institute : Farr Scotland Research Meeting

    Timothy Croudace (Participant)
    19 Apr 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    MRC visit

    Timothy Croudace (Participant)
    13 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course