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GOARN Global Meeting of Partners – 2017


The Global Meeting of GOARN member institutions and networks was held at Centre International de Conférences Genève, Geneva Switzerland on 5-7 December 2017 to discuss global priorities and challenges in epidemic alert and response, the strategic direction of GOARN, endorse important areas of work for operations and […]

IEA Business Meeting, August 20, 2017, Saitama, Japan

The meeting of the World Congress of Epidemiology was held in Saitama, Japan, which started on August 19th, and there was a Business Meeting on August 20th, 18:00-20:00, JST. Click on the links below for an agenda, and a draft minutes from the previous Business Meeting, held in 2014, in Anchorage, Alaska. The Meeting was […]

Richard Doll Prize 2017

Congratulations to Professor George Davey Smith from the University of Bristol in the UK, who has been awarded the IEA’s Richard Doll Prize for 2017.

George was co-editor-in-chief of the International Epidemiology Journal from 2000 to 2016. With over 1200 peer-reviewed publications, George led important developments in life-course epidemiology, Mendelian randomisation and methodology, as […]

IEA World Congress of Epidemiology 19-22 August 2017, Saitama, Japan

The next IEA World Congress of Epidemiology will be held in Saitama, Japan on 19-22 August 2017. The venue is about 25 minutes away from Tokyo, by bullet train.

The conference theme is global, regional and local health and epidemiology in a changing world. The first call for abstracts is now open. Further information […]

Call for Nominations for the IEA 2017 Richard Doll Prize in Epidemiology

The Richard Doll Prize, to commemorate his contribution to epidemiology, is awarded by IEA every 3 years. The prize is for scientific achievements in epidemiology that have advanced understanding of conditions that are important for population health. The deadline for nominations for the 2017 Prize is 21 April 2017. For further details please click […]

IEA Fellowship to support participation in the EEPE 30th Residential Summer Course in Epidemiology

The International Epidemiological Association (IEA) will provide partial support towards the course fees of the 30th Residential Summer Course in Epidemiology, on a competitive basis, for *1* *IEA member** from low or middle-income countries *(including new members). Those interested should write to eepe@eepe.org <mailto:eepe@eepe.org> no later than *April 4, 2017*, attaching a copy of their […]

Travel awards for the 2017 IEA World Congress of Epidemiology, Saitama, Japan

The organisers of the next IEA World Congress of Epidemiology in Saitama, Japan on 19-22 August, 2017, are offering scholarships for travel awards for selected abstracts.

This award will be given in recognition of outstanding endeavours by young researchers and to encourage continued research careers related epidemiology. For this program, a limited number of […]

IEA-AEA Western Pacific Regional Collaboration Award 2016—2017

The International Epidemiological Association (IEA) – Western Pacific (W-P) Region and the Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA), invite applications for the 2016—2017 IEA—AEA Exchange Award.

The purpose of this Award is to share capacity and build collaborations between Australia/NZ and other countries in the region. Applications can be initiated by IEA or AEA members (including new […]

Philip Brachman 1927-2016


Philip Brachman, a much valued member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Epidemiology, has died. Most of his career was spent at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, where he was Director of the Epidemiology Intelligence Service during the 1970s. Link to his obituary: click here



IEA-AEA Western Pacific Regional Collaboration Award Results

During 2015 a new initiative for Australia/NZ and the International Epidemiology Association (IEA) Western Pacific region was developed between the IEA Regional Counsellor for the Western Pacific (Tony LaMontagne) and the Australasian Epidemiology Association (AEA). A co-funded Regional Collaboration Award to support collaboration and exchange between IEA and AEA members was introduced, with two one-off […]