Ms Püren Aktas

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Puren is a PhD researcher in Politics and Health Organisation, Policy and Economics (HOPE) research group. Her research focuses on physician responses towards hospital reimbursement models in the provision of healthcare services, with a cross-country comparison of England and Turkey. Her research is supervised by Prof Liz Richardson and Dr Jonathan Hammond.

Prior to joining The University of Manchester, Puren was a researcher at Bogazici University Social Policy Forum Research Center, with an experience in healthcare system regulation. 

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Member at Social Policy Association. 

Member at Political Studies Association.

External positions

Researcher, Bogazici University Social Policy Forum

Feb 2018Aug 2020

Project Assistant, Istanbul Bilgi University Center for Migration Research

Oct 2017Jan 2018

Areas of expertise

Education / academic qualifications

  • Master of Arts, Social Policy, University of the Bosphorus (Bogazici) (2017 - 2020)
  • Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, Istanbul Bilgi University (2013 - 2017)

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