Australasian Epidemiological Association News

Prizes for Top Students in Introductory Epidemiology or Biostatistics 2017

TESIGEach year the AEA offers Top Student Prizes for students who achieve the highest mark in an Introductory Epidemiology or Biostatistics course. The prize is a one-year student membership to the AEA.

Two students per institution, per year can be awarded a prize, and students in both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes within Schools of Public Health across Australia and New Zealand are eligible to be nominated. Course coordinators will be contacted through CAPHIA (Council of Academic Public Health Institutions) and relevant New Zealand universities (identified by NZ AEA branch representative) to nominate the top two students for 2017.

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New AEA Badges

Congratulations to our Design a Badge competition winners: Eng Joo Tan, Sally Ioannides, Kevin Wang, Bonnie Macfarlane, Andrew Page, Gemma Jacklyn and Peter Sarich. Prizes will be sent shortly.

All members who entered the competition were entered in a draw to win an annual membership – Congratulations Susanna Cramb!

Follow AEA on twitter (@AustralasianEpi) to see the winning badges – or come along to your next Chapter event to collect one in person.

Save the Date for the AEA 2018 conference


The Future of Epidemiology: Maximising the use of data

The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle from October 22 - 24, 2018.

We will be considering important issues pertaining to both big data and small data,
and how datasets can be combined through linkage to provided enriched sources of information from which epidemiological insights can be gained.