The VheP COVID-19 Vaccine
Preferences Project

Building on the successful outcomes of two special issues (read more here & here) on COVID-19 in collaboration with the peer-reviewed Journal Health Policy and Technology, the VheP group is running a global internet-based survey in 12 countries that explores population preferences for COVID-19 vaccines and related policy restrictions. The survey will collect information on COVID-19 vaccination and policy restrictions preferences, political opinions, and a wide range of health and economic outcomes.

The unprecedented toll of the COVID-19 and the emergence of new COVID-19 variants calls for universal, fair, vaccination coverage. This project aims at establishing important cross-country policy learnings that can guide the design of current and future vaccination campaigns to maximise uptake, as well to optimise behavioural responses to policy.

Our team is composed of outstanding scholars from different universities around the world. Our researchers are internationally recognised experts in the design and implementation of experimental studies that explore preferences and behaviours in the health, social and political spheres.

Currently, the team is running the first wave of the project in Australia, Brazil, Chile, Croatia, France, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Russia, South Korea, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States. We welcome collaborators that are willing to contribute to expanding the countries covered in our study. Additionally, collaborators who wish to facilitate recruitment in the existing countries are encouraged to get in touch.
Contact us for more information about the study: francesco.paolucci@newcastle.edu.au

Our Network

Our Team

Mr Marcello Antonini, Professor Francesco Paolucci, Professor Brian Kelly, and Professor Carole James are the Chief Investigators on the project. The researchers currently involved in the project are reported below:

mr Marcello Antonini

University of Newcastle, Australia

More Info

Professor Francesco Paolucci

University of Newcastle, Australia
University of Bologna, Italy

More Info

Professor brian Kelly

University of Newcastle, Australia

More Info

Professor Carole James

University of Newcastle, Australia

More Info

Dr Mesfin Genie

University of Aberdeen, Scotland

More Info

Dr Naomi Moy

Queensland University of Technology, Australia

More Info

Professor Elias Mossialos

London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

More Info

Ms Rebecca Forman

London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

More Info

Dr Ana Rita Sequeira

Murdoch University, Australia

More Info

Associate Professor Katie Atwell

University of Western Australia, Australia

More Info

Associate professor Arthur Attema

Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands

More Info

professor Terje Hagen

University of Oslo, Norway

More Info

Associate professor Alessia Melegaro

Bocconi University, Italy

More Info

Associate professor Aleksandra Torbica

Bocconi University, Italy

More Info

Associate professor Daiga Behmane

Riga Stradins University, Latvia

More Info

professor Luke Connelly

University of Queensland, Australia
University of Bologna, Italy

More Info

Dr Shuli Brammli-Greenberg

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

More Info

Dr Madeleine Hinwood

University of Newcastle, Australia

More Info

Dr Jeremy K. Ward

French Institute of Health and Medical Research, France

More Info

Ms Chiara Berardi

University of Newcastle, Australia

More Info

Mr drew Greenland

University of Newcastle, Australia

More Info

Ms Marwa Atef Eid

University of Bologna, Italy

More Info

Mr Pablo Arija

University of Bologna, Italy

More Info