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Researcher: Koolhof, IS (Mr Iain Koolhof)

Fields of Research

Infectious diseases
Environmental epidemiology
Epidemiological modelling
Disease surveillance
Health informatics and information systems
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Behavioural ecology
Epidemiology
Stochastic analysis and modelling
Host-parasite interactions
Health and community services

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Health surveillance

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

AirRater Tasmania: Using smartphone technology to understand local environmental drivers of symptoms in people with asthma and allergic rhinitis; Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Can smartphone data identify the local environmental drivers of respiratory disease?; Environmental Research
Characterising non-linear associations between airborne pollen counts and respiratory symptoms from the AirRater smartphone app in Tasmania, Australia: A case time series approach; Environmental Research
Characterising non-linear associations between airborne pollen counts and respiratory symptoms from the AirRater smartphone app in Tasmania, Australia: A case time series approach; Environmental Research
Decreased human respiratory syncytial virus activity during the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan: an ecological time-series analysis; BMC Infectious Diseases
Ecology and Control of Ross River Virus Across Australia; Tasmanian Health Conference 2018
Ecology and Control of Vector-Borne Disease Dynamics Across Australia; Presentation given at Hokkaido University, Faculty of Fisheries
Ecology and control of vector-borne disease dynamics across Australia; Talk presented to University of Melbourne, Department of BioSciences
Ecology and Control of Vector-borne Disease Dynamics Across Australia; Presentation at the Tasmanian branch meeting for the Australian Society of Parasitology
Ecology and Control of Vector-Borne Disease Dynamics Across Australia; Presentation at Hokkaido University, Faculty of Fisheries
Ecology and Control of Vector-Borne Disease Dynamics Across Australia; Presentation to the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services
Ecology and epidemiology of vector-borne disease dynamics across Australia, Ross River virus; 2019 Wildlife Disease Association Australasia Conference
Ecology and epidemiology of vector-borne disease dynamics across Australia, Ross River virus; 13th Mosquito Control Association of Australia Conference
Epidemic host community contribution to mosquito-borne disease transmission: Ross River virus; Epidemiology and Infection
Fine-temporal forecasting of outbreak probability and severity: Ross River virus in Western Australia; Epidemiology and Infection
Maternal effects impact decision-making in a viviparous lizard; Biology Letters
Optimising predictive modelling of Ross River virus using meteorological variables; PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Predictive forecasting of Ross River virus outbreaks and their relative severity in Western Australia; 12th Symposium of the Mosquito Control Association of Australia and Arbovirus Research in Australia
Ross River virus and the necessity of multi-scale, eco-epidemiological analyses; The Journal of Infectious Disease
Ross River virus forecasting in four Victorian local government areas; 13th Mosquito Control Association of Australia Conference
Shifts in the epidemic season of human respiratory syncytial virus associated with inbound overseas travelers and meteorological conditions in Japan, 2014-017: An ecological study; PLoS One
The forecasting of dynamical Ross River virus outbreaks: Victoria, Australia; Epidemics
The forecasting of dynamical Ross River virus outbreaks: Victoria, Australia; EHA Tasmanian State Conference 2019
The ‘disconnect’: Public and professional perceptions on mosquito management and vector-borne diseases; Environmental Health Australia 41st National Conference
Trust, connection and equity: Can understanding context help to establish successful Campus Community Gardens?; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Using smartphone technology to reduce health impacts from atmospheric environmental hazards; Environmental Research Letters

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision