Students will work in groups of 2-3 to complete a project.
You have 2 weeks after the completion of the summer school to hand-in your final project (Due 9am NST Monday September 18).
As part of your final project, you must create something permanent. This may be:
- a presentation of your project that you upload to a website;
- software (i.e., hosted on github) or a dataset;
- a web app (i.e., R Shiny);
- a website aimed to communicate your results to the public;
- you may indicate that you plan to continue working on your project and publish it as a pre-print and submit it for peer-review;
You must also complete a written project so that we can evaluate the technical details of your work.
Specific expertise of the instructors includes spatial epidemiology, importations, within-host models, zoonotic spillover, and COVID-19. Groups that have their own project idea, please discuss this will the instructors.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an observed resurgence in many sexually transmitted infections (STIs) like syphilis, gonorrhoea, and chlamydia in Canada. Two of the most concerning patterns observed include: