Radoslaw Panczak

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Queensland

Radek is a geographer turned epidemiologist who embarked on a career in data science. He enjoys team-driven cross-disciplinary work as well as tackling problems with spatial components. Before joining the University of Queensland Radek worked at University of Swansea, University of Bern and University of Zurich. Among many other projects, he developed a neighbourhood index of socioeconomic position, contributed to work on tracking activity of eosinophilic esophagitis, worked on the epidemiology of violent deaths and tracked spatial patterns of height among Swiss military conscripts. Currently, he is involved in a project estimating temporary populations in Australia which aims to bridge together traditional types of population data such as censuses and surveys with non-traditional sources. He is a strong advocate of teaching and implementing reproducible methods in science. He is part of the steering committee of the Australia & New Zealand Open Research Network (ANZORN) initiative where he leads the Brisbane chapter of the network.