On 25th October 2022, Prof. Jonathan Rushton hosted the first seminar in the new seminar series between GBADs and DECIDE. This was presented by Prof. Mark Stevenson from Melbourne University. Video available below. Mark Stevenson is a veterinary epidemiologist with expertise in transboundary animal diseases such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, foot-and-mouth disease and highly pathogenic … Continue reading Seminar: “Tips for communicating modelling results to decision makers” presented by Mark Stevenson, University of Melbourne
The Datasphere Initiative event which took place on 13th October saw Kassy Raymond, Informatics Theme, present her views on policy and technical divides and what this can mean for exercises such as mapping livestock populations. You can find what Kassy has published and her 5 minute talk at The Datasphere Initiative below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdIcEYKLiwI Graph data in … Continue reading Kassy Raymond presents at the Datasphere Initiative
Wudu Temsegen Jemberu, Yin Li, Wondwosen Asfaw, Dianne Mayberry, Peggy Schrobback, Jonathan Rushton and Theo Knight-Jones have had the following publication published. You can find the introduction below and the full version can be found here Introduction Ethiopia has one of the largest populations of small ruminants (42.9 million sheep and 52.5 million goats) in … Continue reading Population, biomass, and economic value of small ruminants in Ethiopia
A meeting of the consortium members of the WOAH Collaborating Centre for the Economics of Animal Health (Europe region) took place in the Netherlands on 28-29 October. Partners from the Norwegian Veterinary Institute and University of Liverpool travelled to Utrecht University and Royal GD Animal Health Service in Deventer. The partners met to agree a … Continue reading GBADs visit to Utrecht University with Collaboration Centre
The Global Burden of Animal Diseases (GBADs) programme gave a Special Session presentation at ISVEE 16. Members of the GBADs team gave multiple talks on the work each theme are working on and how each theme links together. You can find the abstracts from our presentations below. The current use of economics in animal health … Continue reading GBADs special session, ISVEE 2022
This blog by Kassy Raymond, part of the Informatics Theme, demonstrates the utility of graph databases for finding commonalities in data using an example from the Global Burden of Animal Diseases. You can find the full version here.