Chapter Updates

Chapter Update September 2017

Queensland Epidemiology Group: next event to be held towards end of the year, stay tuned for details. You can follow QEG on their facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/QldEpiGroup/) and watch the seminar presentation held in April here: Measuring disease and injury burden in populations.

Victoria Epidemiology Group: Careers night was postponed - stay tuned for more details.

NSW Epidemiology Group: The Great Debate “Are observational studies obsolete?” was held last week – a great turnout with almost 80 members. Some interesting arguments were put forward, but the audience voted – and it turns out that observational studies are not obsolete. AEA 2017 will be a great way to catch up with other members.

Perth Epidemiology Group has new convenors. Welcome to Annette Regan and Sanjeewa Senanayake.

SA Epidemiology Group is looking for a new convenor, contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like some more information.

Darwin Epidemiology Group now has a convenor and co-convenor. Welcome to Kalinda Griffiths and Teresa Wozniak. Stay tuned for Darwins first event.

Tasmanian Epidemiology Group: Tasmanias inaugural event – a Methods workshop, presented by A/Prof Leigh Blizzard and A/Prof Michael Charleston presenting was held on 9th August – a great turnout with around 30 attendees.

ACT Epidemiology Group is looking for a new convenor/co-convenor. If you would like to volunteer, please contact the Chapter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Perinatal and Paediatric Epidemiology Special Interest Group: Informal meeting during AEA 2017 planned – look out for details.

The Clinical Epidemiology and Research Synthesis methods Special Interest Group: Pre-conference workshop being held at AEA 2017 ‘Systematic Reviews, Meta-analysis and Meta-regression’.

NEW: Teaching Epidemiology Special Interest Group: We are looking to establish a special interest group for those that teach epidemiology. If you are interested in joining, or leading, this special interest group, please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

NEW: Survey Methods Special Interest Group: We are looking to establish a special interest group for those interested in survey methodology. If you are interested in joining, this special interest group, please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..