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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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  • The Computational Epidemiology and Data Analysis Unit  of the Department of Veterinary Sciences at the University of Torino is looking for a strongly motivated person with interests in data collection and analysis through mathematical and computational approaches, and a deep interest in multidisciplinary research.

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  • The 17th annual conference of Association pour l'Etude de l'Epidémiologie des Maladies Animales (EEMA) will be held from March 22nd to March 24th in Paris. Subjects will cover high density graphics and one health among others.

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  • The Veterinary Public Health Institute and the Swine Clinic of the University of Bern is seeking applicants to work on a three year applied research project, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF):  PIG DATA: Health Analytics for the Swiss Swine Industry.

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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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  • n collaboration with the Graduate Institute Geneva, Swiss School of Public Health+(SSPH+), Ecole Romande de Santé Publique and the World Federation of Academic Institutions for Global Health.  Courses will be offered from April 24th-28th, 2017. The Spring School program is designed to enable international students and working professionals with interest  and focus in global health to study various subjects and join the international global health community in Geneva the "public health Capital of the World".

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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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