Spatial epidemiology

Current research focuses on spatial modelling to link environmental exposures with disease.

The research program has a specific interest in modelling how environmental factors influence the spatial and temporal patterns of waterborne and zoonotic diseases.


The Spatial Epidemiology research program works closely with:

  • The Department of Public Health, University of Otago, New Zealand including:
    • Professor Michael Baker
    • Associate Professor Simon Hales
  • Hopkirk Research Institute, Massey University, New Zealand
    • Professor Nigel French
    • Dr Jonathan Marshall
  • Nagasaki University
    • Professor Masahiro Hashizume
  • University of Twente, Netherlands
    • Dr Peng Jia
  • Canberra Hospital
    • Dr Ashwin Swaminathan
  • Australian Capital Territory, Department of Health
    • Dr Jason Agostino