The Zoonoses Node of the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity invites participants to a 2-day spatial analytics workshop.
The workshop will present an introduction to: spatial data formats, representation, and pattern analysis with application to disease surveillance and evaluation. There will be special focus on the use of R software as both a GIS and an analytical tool.
The workshop is free but registration is mandatory.
All participants are to bring their own personal laptop computer to the course with R and R-studio pre-installed.
Maximum of 20 registrations will be accepted. Further workshops may be considered later in the year.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and The Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity (MBI) have joined hands to combat the threat of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases by increasing capacity in outbreak investigation and disease surveillance.
With support of our Conference Partners, the University of Sydney are hosting the first international conference on global health security in Sydney, 18-20 June 2019 - registrations are now open
This methodology has enjoyed increasing popularity among researchers internationally and has been inspired by developments across a range of disciplines: ethnography, visual and applied anthropology, medical sociology, health services research, medical and nursing education, adult education, community development, and qualitative research ethics.