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Seasonal D Immune Function Study

The Seasonal D Immune Function Study is a single centre study in Canberra. Participants in the Seasonal D Study were invited to also participate in this study...

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Seasonal D Eye Study

The Seasonal D Eye Study is a single centre study in Canberra. Participants in the Seasonal D Study were invited to also participate in an eye study, testing whether...

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Seasonal variation in vitamin D and its health effects (Seasonal D Study (led at QUT))

The Seasonal D Study is examining seasonal variation in vitamin D status in two regions of Australia - Canberra and Brisbane. In particular we are examining what...

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The Ausimmune and AusLong Studies

The Ausimmune Study was a case-control study led by NCEPH researchers. From 2003 to 2006 participants were recruited from four regions of Australia - Brisbane,...

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Working Longer, Staying Healthy Keeping productive

By 2060 nearly one half of Australians aged 64 or older will be employed. The key dilemma for older workers for workplaces) centres on their health; if this is...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)

The investigation of diverse clinical, biological and social data (including pathology, and at times obtained directly via volunteer studies) to inform and improve...

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Quality and Efficiency in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

The interrogation of pathology databases by machine learning to identify patterns associated with (a) superior quality of general laboratory performance, (b) novel...

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Sun Exposure and Vitamin D Supplementation (SEDS) Study

  Most people in Australia get over 90% of their vitamin D requirements through exposure of the skin to sunlight. Having enough vitamin D is very important for healthy...

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Per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFASs): an epidemiological study

This study will examine the exposure to and potential health effects of per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) in the towns of Oakey in Queensland and...

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Critical review of major Australian outbreaks of infectious diseases 1991-2015

This project is reviewing major communicable disease outbreaks occuring in Australia over the last 25 years as part of the ISER collaboration (https://sphcm.med.unsw....

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Supervisory models for outbreak investigation training in FETP in Asia-Pacific

This project examines supervisory models for outbreak investigation training used in field epidemiology training programs in the region. It is funded by see funding...

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Evaluation of the outputs of the MAE program: reviewing 25 years of operation

This project is examining how best to evaluate the public health impact of a substantial workforce program - the Master of Applied Epidemiology in Australia. Members...

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Assessing the risk of Salmonella associated with importation of beef

As part of a review of biosecurity risks for the import of beef to Australia, this project assesses the risks associated with Salmonella serotype Typhimurium DT104.  ...

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Investigating control measures for Zika virus using mathematical models

In recent years, Zika virus (ZIKV) has emerged as a major concern for global public health. Whilst outbreaks of ZIKV have been known to occur since 2007, more recent...

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Mathematical modelling of Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile associated disease (CDAD) is the cause of significant and increasing mortality and morbidity in Australia and worldwide. Though traditionally...

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Surveillance and control of influenza and other respiratory viruses

Influenza and other respiratory illnesses pose an ongoing issue in Australia leading to significant morbidity and mortality particularly in the elderly.  We...

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Mathematical modelling to inform public health policy

Infectious diseases pose a local and global challenge, with substantial human and economic costs.  Simulations and models are used to provide insights into infectious...

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Understanding the epidemiology of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is the most common cause of respiratory infections in infants and young children. While RSV presents a significant health and...

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ACT Asbestos Health Study

The ACT Asbestos Health Study will examine the health effects of living in a house with loose-fill asbestos insulation in the ACT. The study will provide information...

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