The 2024 Public Health Summer School will offer 18 short courses (1–2 days long) presented by an outstanding faculty of public health academics and practitioners. Courses vary from small group computer lab classes to interactive workshops and multi-speaker symposiums.
Please note that in 2024, there will be 6 courses offered online by Zoom (not in-person). All other courses are held face-to face in Wellington.
You are invited to register in a single course or create a programme based on your interests. Read more about the courses below, or register now using the link below.
A limited number of Māori and Pacific scholarships may be available. Please apply via the registration page.
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Research, epidemiology and statistical methods
- Introductory biostatistics for health researchers – 12–13 February
- Literature review and basic meta-analysis skills – 12 February
- Stata for health researchers -–14 February
- How to write a paper – 15 February
- Introduction to R – 16 February
- GIS techniques in health research and policy – 19–20 February
- Intermediate biostatistics: Regression methods – 21–22 February (Online)
- VHIN Introduction to research in the IDI – 23 February
- Introduction to missing data – 23 February (Online)
- Introduction to qualitative methods – 13 February
Healthcare systems and evidence
- Introduction to simulation modelling – 16 February
- Introduction to the New Zealand health system – 22 February (Online)
Māori and Pacific health and cultural competencies
- Introduction to Pacific health: Approaches for action – 21 February
Healthy public policy
- Public health communications toolkit– 14 February (Online)
- Dirty Tactics: Pre-empting tobacco companies’ responses to endgame policies – 19 February (Online)
- Cancer prevention and care: Environmental and policy solutions – 20 February (Online)