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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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  • 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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