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The section of epidemiology is committed to advancing veterinary epidemiology through teaching and research. This includes designing and implementing courses in epidemiology and biostatistics at the undergraduate level and supervising research students at the postgraduate level.

We also offer advice on statistics and study design to all members of the Vetsuisse Faculty in Zurich.

News

  • the International Transdisciplinarity Conference in 2017 is co-organised by Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany and the Network for Transdisciplinary REsearch of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences. It will be held on September 11-15, in Lüneburg, Germany

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  • Martin Hitziger is an environmental scientist and management scientist with a passion for systems thinking, sustainability, global health and international development. He joined our section to work on advancing methods for complex systems evaluation in integrated health surveillance. In this project, he works together with the Network for the Evaluation of One Health (European COST Action:  http://neoh.onehealthglobal.net), and the International Society for Disease Surveillance (http://www.syndromic.org).

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  • The Section for Epidemiology participated in workshop at the World Bank on the economics of One Health. The meeting was supported by the Network for Evaluation of One Health, Ecohealth Alliance, and the US Agency for International Development.

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  • Beginning of June, a course sequence on Bayesian Disease Mapping will be held at the University of Edinburgh. These courses are designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the area of Bayesian disease mapping in applications to Public Health and Epidemiology: The Introductory course (Part I) will run on June 5th- June 6th, the BDMI course will run on June 7th and the advanced course (Part II) will run on June 8th - June 9th 2017.

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  • On 1st and 2nd of June, a two day course will be held at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. It is intended for those who already are acquainted with basic concepts of Bayesian methodology and require to add to this with a focus on special topics in Biostatistics.

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  • Open position for Lecturer/ Senior Lectuer/ Associate Professor at James Cook University in Townsville, Queensland. Application deadline 19.2.2017

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  • the 7th Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance in Animals and the Environment (ARAE 2017) which will be held on June 26 - 28, 2017 at the Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institut in Braunschweig - Germany.

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