HBIRU Education Update

If you have some familiarity with eHealth and Biomedical Informatics concepts & terms, and would like to work in more dept with some of the tools and methods in this field, here’s a subject offering for you!
This subject is particularly suitable for professionals, due to the condensed / intensive format and the timetabling – all classes run from 6pm-9pm on Tuesday and Thursday. First class is 30th October, with last class on 27th November 2012.

The new postgraduate-level elective, INFO90001 eHealth and biomedical informatics tools & methods, is taking enrolments now.
You can download a copy of the flyer here: http://goo.gl/wXvrs

Informatics topics to be covered include (but are not limited to)
Tools and methods for:

  • managing clinical data; integrating clinical data with molecular, population, environmental and other data sources;
  • translational research, including microarray and next generation DNA sequencing;
  • ehealth and broadband-enabled health, shareable medical records, telehealth, mobile health; terminologies, coding and standards;
  • computer models to simulate human biology and disease;
  • biomedical text mining; social and semantic web for health and life sciences, meta-analysis; systematic reviews;
  • managing health and biomedical knowledge;

and an introduction to the ‘next generation’ of health and bioinformatics tools and methods

If you are unsure about your eligibility for this course, or have other queries, please contact the course co-ordinator, Dr Kathleen Gray, via email: kgray@unimelb.edu.au

Current UniMelb students please enrol through regular enrolment channels.

External students please enrol through the Community Access Program http://www.unimelb.edu.au/community/access/application-process.html

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About HaBIC

The Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre (HaBIc) at the University of Melbourne. Our goal is to build collaborations that advance human health through the shared development and application of expert knowledge about information and communication technologies for healthcare and biomedical research. The unit has an interdisciplinary focus and works closely with researchers from across The University of Melbourne, particularly Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society, Computing and Information Systems, the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre, The Melbourne School of Medicine and the Melbourne School of Engineering.
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