COVID-19 Advice for the JCU Community - Last updated: 5 May 2022, 3pm (AEST)

Graduate Research School Available Projects Spatial Epidemiology: Small Area Estimation of Health Outcomes

Spatial Epidemiology: Small Area Estimation of Health Outcomes

Title of Project

Spatial Epidemiology: Small Area Estimation of Health Outcomes

Advisor/s

Dr Oyelola Adegboye

College or Research Centre

College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Science

Summary of Project

Disease mapping is often faced with challenges ranging from misalignment, small counts and data that are recorded at different spatial scales. In addition to the hierarchical structure of spatial data, health outcomes may also be time variable. Using Spatio-temporal tools, this project will identify stressors that significantly affect various health outcomes across Australia

Key Words

One health; small area estimation; geo-spatial epidemiology; infectious disease

Would suit an applicant who

has a strong interest in spatial epidemiology, background in biostatistics, mathematics, quantitative ecology or public health

Updated: 16 Aug 2021