The GeoHealth Laboratory provides a unique opportunity for postgraduate students to underrtake research in the field of GIS and Health. One of the key initiatives of the GeoHealth Laboratory collaboration is to provide the infrastructure and resources to assist students wishing to undertake postgraduate study. A number of scholarships are available for suitably qualified postgraduate students who wish to undertake research in the GeoHealth field. Enquiries are encouraged from students with undergraduate training in GIS and have a particular interest in applying these skills in the area of health.
The Department of Geography offers a range of advanced GIS courses including:
- GEOG313 Remote Sensing Data for Geographic Analysis
- GEOG 323 Geospatial Analysis in the Social and Environmental Sciences
- GEOG 324 Advanced GIS
- New Post graduate 400 level courses in Geographic Information Science. The Masters in GIS. One course of particular relevance is MGIS 411: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Health
- and also an honours course in the Geography of Health (Geog 322) and Geographies of Health and Well Being (GEOG 401).
Each year postgraduate scholarships are available for students wishing to complete projects that have been specifically designed by the GeoHealth management team as well as for projects that have been self-designed by students. For more details see Scholarships and Internships.
Interested students are encouraged to contact the Director
of the GeoHealth Laboratory:
Professor Simon Kingham (Co-Director, GeoHealth Laboratory) firstname.lastname@example.org