Two firsts in one: “Model selection for seasonal influenza
is Alex’s first first-author
and my first last-author paper.
It will appear in an upcoming issue of Infectious Disease Modelling, a new
open access journal with a focus on the interface between mathematical
modelling, data analysis, and public health decision support.
Originally prepared as a simple demo for 2016 Open Day, this
allows the viewer to explore how a variety of epidemiological parameters
affect the size and duration of an infectious disease epidemic, such as:
A year has passed since my last post, and much has happened.
I contributed to 6 government reports, submitted 5 first-author papers, became
a reviewer for 4 more journals, gave 3 talks about our influenza forecasting
project, enrolled 2 jurisdictions in our forecasting project, and
joined 1 surveillance system.
Here is the 2015/16 financial year recap …