Big data and AI

Using algorithms to predict disease or big data to monitor vaccine rollout—we can use data and artificial intelligence to get ahead of health issues.

Predicting diseases by algorithm

Professor Colin Simpson and Dr Binh Nguyen used data from 10,000 patients combined with a state-of-the-art machine learning algorithm to better predict the onset of diabetes

Read more in this Victorious article.

Associate Dean, Research
Wellington Faculty of Health

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Binh Nguyen

Monitoring vaccine rollout using big data

Professor Colin Simpson was part of a study of 5.4 million people in Scotland, of whom 2.5m had received their first vaccine dose, with colleagues at the University of Edinburgh.

Results were promising for the rollout in New Zealand. Read this news story to find out more about this study.

Associate Dean, Research
Wellington Faculty of Health