Infectious Disease Modelling

We develop and apply epidemiological and economic models to inform better public health decisions around resource allocations to maximise the health of populations.

Biostatistics is the application of statistics to a wide range of topics including public health research.

Discover more about Burnet’s infectious disease modelling in Episode 7 of our How Science Matters podcast

Current Projects

  • ACCESS: The Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance of Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmitted Infections

  • Decision science using Optima

  • Hepatitis B Modelling

  • Modelling for evidence-based national hepatitis B testing plans

  • Optima HIV Modelling

  • Optima Malaria Modelling

  • Optima Tuberculosis (TB) Modelling

  • Optimising Quarantine Study

  • The International Collaboration on Hepatitis C Elimination in HIV Cohorts (InCHEHC)

  • The Optimise Study: Optimising Isolation, Quarantine and Distancing for COVID-19

Past Projects

  • Scenario analysis for programmatic tuberculosis control in Western Province, Papua New Guinea

  • TB-MAC Multi-modelling Exercise