Clinic on Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Research Methodology
Department Name: DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis SACEMA

Objectives:

The goals of MMED are for participants to be able to effectively:

¿ Explain dynamic principles and their role in the epidemiology of infectious diseases
¿ Create a model world to address a research question
¿ Describe and compare diverse modeling frameworks
¿ Understand how to implement simple models
¿ Explain and apply the conceptual framework for fitting models to data, and implement technical methods for simple model-fitting problems
¿ Understand fundamental principles in statistics including bias, inference and variance
¿ Understand key principles of study design and data collection
¿ Communicate about research with those outside their discipline
¿ Organize international, interdisciplinary collaborations to produce research products (oral presentation and written report) on a given timeline

Entry Requirement: Professional 4-year Bachelor’s degree /Bachelor Honours degree or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 2 weeks
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: F Bruce
Contact Person Email: faikah@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 8082589
Latest Year Offered: 2021