Epidemics6 Conference

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Eight SIMID members will join the Sixth International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics to share three days of intense dialogue on our ideas, data, insight, models and methods. We look forward to promote our work and to meet other researchers to discuss future research opportunities. (more…)
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Five-day course: Individual-based Modeling in Epidemiology

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We are pleased to announce the second version of the course "Individual-based Modeling in Epidemiology: a Practical Introduction".   Individual-based model, also frequently referred to as agent-based models, are a relatively new class of models suited to gain insight into the population dynamics of complex systems that emerge from the characteristics and interactions of individuals in the population.    Summary:- Create your own individual-based model - Improve your skills to design and analyze individual-based models - Explore practical applications in epidemiology  (more…)
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Cancelled: 7th SIMID course September 2017

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Due to unforeseen circumstances and a low number of registered participants we regret to inform you that we had to decide to cancel this year's course. We know this is disappointing news but we would like to thank you for your interest in our course which we plan to run again in 2018.
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Dr. Guillaume Béraud

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Guillaume Béraud defended his PhD thesis last Friday. A job well done! Guillaume will keep working with us on modelling the spread of infectious diseases. A link to his thesis will be made available soon.
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Dr. Yannick Vandendijck

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Yannick Vandendijck has recently been awarded his PhD in Statistics degree from Hasselt University. We are very happy that Yannick will continue to be a member of the SIMID team. Yannick Vandendijck: ‘ Semi-Parametric Methods for Applications in Survey Data and Geostatistical Data’ – 25 September 2015.
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Dr. Steven Abrams

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Steven Abrams has recently been awarded his PhD in Statistics degree from Hasselt University. We are very happy that Steven will continue to be a member of the SIMID team. Steven Abrams: 'Statistical models for estimating individual heterogeneity in acquisition of infectious diseases and outbreak risk in highly vaccinated populations' - 18 September 2015.  
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