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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

  • 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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  • Call for abstracts & Registration - BfN/ENCA European Conference on “Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change” 27-29 June 2017, in Bonn/Germany

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  • The aim of this project is to provide deeper insights into consumers’ attitudes on the management and wellbeing of dairy cows and investigate influence of factors such as demographics, knowledge, concerns and values on consumer beliefs and choices. This interdisciplinary PhD will be utilising tools from social veterinary epidemiology, consumer behaviour, sociology and psychology.

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  • 2nd Qualitative Research Methods for Animal Health course will be held at the University of Liverpool, UK, on 23rd-25th May, 2017.

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  • Important changes are occurring in France towards diminishing veterinary antimicrobial use (AMU). Meanwhile farmers face sever challenges including high volatility of product prices which mwy lead to new ways of thinking disease and economic management of farms.

    The position aims at developing an economic approach of AMU at farm level using bio-economic model optimization.

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  • Die Epidemiologietagung der DVG-Fachgruppe "Epidemiologie und Dokumentation" findet vom 6.9. bis zum 8.9.2017 in Hall (Österreich) statt.

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