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Now Hiring: Assistant Professor in Spatial Networks

Published: Oct 19th, 2018

Description The Department of Geography at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the UF Informatics Institute (UFII), invite applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position,… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Mathematical models and the fundamental thermal niche of huanglongbing, a vector-borne pathogen of citrus trees

Published: Feb 12th, 2018

Mathematical models and the fundamental thermal niche of huanglongbing, a vector-borne pathogen of citrus trees Speaker: Dr. Leah R. Johnson Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech Thursday, February 15, 2018… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Understanding the Fundamentals & Domains of Disease Emergence – Some Exemplary Viral Zoonosis

Published: Jan 13th, 2017

Understanding the Fundamentals & Domains of Disease Emergence -Some Exemplary Viral Zoonosis Speaker: Dr. Jean-Paul Gonzalez Senior Science Advisor, Health For Development Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:00-3:50 PM (Period 8) Turlington Hall… Read More

Spring Course: GEO3454 Peoples and Plagues

Published: Nov 10th, 2016

The world’s population will reach 8 billion by 2023. One third of the world is TB positive; 300-500 million have malaria; more than 30 million live with HIV/AIDS. Multi-drug resistance… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Bison, Anthrax, and the Environment – Indirect Disease Transmission Risks & Modeling

Published: Oct 6th, 2016

Bison, Anthrax, and the Environment – Indirect Disease Transmission Risks & Modeling Speaker: Ms. Dawn Nekorchuk PhD Student, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, October 13, 2016 3:00-3:50 PM (Period… Read More

Predicting Disease Risk, Identifying Stakeholders, and Informing Control Strategies: A Case Study of Anthrax in Montana

Published: May 11th, 2016

BLACKBURN, MORRIS – Predicting Disease Risk, Identifying Stakeholders, and Informing Control Strategies: A Case Study of Anthrax in Montana Lillian R. Morris, Jason K. Blackburn Article first published online: 11 MAY 2016 EcoHealth… Read More

Spring Course: GEO4938/GEO6938 Applications of GIS for Spatial Epidemiology and Disease Ecology

Published: Dec 19th, 2015

Spatial autocorrelation statistics to detect global and local patterns of spatial data Medical geography Public Health Disease surveillance Space-time metrics Wildlife movements Ecological niche modeling   Students from diverse interests… Read More

Spring Course: GEO3930 Peoples and Plagues

Published: Nov 2nd, 2015

During this course, the world’s population will reach 7.4 billion. One third will be TB positive; 300-500 million will have malaria; more than 35 million will live with HIV/AIDS. Multi-drug… Read More

Predicting Self-Initiated Preventive Behavior Against Epidemics with an Agent-Based Relative Agreement Model

Published: Oct 31st, 2015

MAO – Predicting Self-Initiated Preventive Behavior Against Epidemics with an Agent-Based Relative Agreement Model Liang Mao Article first published online: 31 Oct 2015 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation DOI: 10.18564/jasss.2892… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Wildlife Movement and Disease Risk: Exploring Anthrax Transmission in Montana

Published: Oct 2nd, 2015

Wildlife Movement and Disease Risk: Exploring Anthrax Transmission in Montana Geography Colloquium Speaker: Ms. Lillian Morris Graduate Student, Geography Thursday, October 8, 2015 3:00-3:50 PM (Period 8) Turlington Hall Room 3012 University… Read More