Christos Vasilakis



Accepting PhD Students


Personal profile

Research interests

I am an academic researcher that conducts analytical rigorous but highly applied research that generates both academic and practical impact. Working in close collaboration with clinicians and healthcare professionals I develop and apply rigorous methods to help better plan and deliver care services. I am also interested in the evaluation of the likely impact of healthcare interventions and policy initiatives using mathematical modelling and computer simulation. I have worked on a large number of problems in health and care ranging from the monitoring of surgical site infections to the organisation of care services such as stroke prevention, glaucoma, mental health and others.

Willing to supervise PhD

I welcome enquiries from potential PhD students in the areas of operational research / management science applied to health care problems and in systems modelling and simulation.

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Projects 2015 2018

Improving Health Care Operations through Modelling and Simulation

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The British Council


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Analyst in Residence

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Yeovil District Hospital NHS FT


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Researchers in Residence

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Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Research Output 1998 2018

A facility location problem solver and its application in healthcare

Vasilakis, C., Erdoğan, G. & Stylianou, N. 2018

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Analysing barriers to service improvement using a multi-level theory of innovation: the case of glaucoma outpatient clinics

Turner, S., Vasilakis, C., Utley, M., Foster, P., Kotecha, A. & Fulop, N. J. 13 Feb 2018 In : Sociology of Health and Illness.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ambulatory Care Facilities
Health Personnel
Research Design
Atrial Fibrillation

Development of a discrete event simulation model for evaluating strategies of red blood cell provision following mass casualty events

Glasgow, S. M., Perkins, Z. B., Tai, N. R., Brohi, K. & Vasilakis, C. 14 Mar 2018 In : European Journal of Operational Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Discrete event simulation
Sensitivity analysis