Dr Luigi Sedda

Lecturer in Spatial Epidemiology

PhD Supervision Interests

Spatio-temporal mapping of vector-borne diseases using biological frameworks. Vector-Wind-borne disease spread. Control of emerging animal and human diseases.

Mapping internal connectivity through human migration in malaria endemic countries
Sorichetta, A., Bird, T.J., Ruktanonchai, N.W., Zu Erbach-Schoenberg, E., Pezzulo, C., Tejedor, N., Waldock, I.C., Sadler, J.D., Garcia, A.J., Sedda, L., Tatem, A.J. 16/08/2016 In: Scientific Data. 3, 16 p.
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Nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in childrenĀ : epidemiology, diagnosis and management at a tertiary center
Tebruegge, M., Pantazidoe, A., MacGregor, D., Gonis, G., Leslie, D., Sedda, L., Ritz, N., Connell, T., Curtis, N. 26/01/2016 In: PLoS ONE. 11, 1, p. 1-14. 14 p.
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A geostatistical analysis of the association between armed conflicts and P. falciparum malaria in Africa 1997-2010
Sedda, L., Qi, Q., Tatem, A.J. 16/12/2015 In: Malaria Journal. 14, 11 p.
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Poverty, health and satellite-derived vegetation indices: their inter-spatial relationship in West Africa
Sedda, L., Tatem, A.J., Morley, D.W., Atkinson, P.M., Wardrop, N.A., Pezzulo, C., Sorichetta, A., Kuleszo, J., Rogerse, D.J. 03/2015 In: International Health. 7, 2, p. 99-106. 8 p.
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Risk assessment of vector-borne diseases for public health governance
Sedda, L., Morley, D.W., Braks, M.A.H., De Simone, L., Benz, D., Rogers, D.J. 12/2014
Literature review

A Bayesian geostatistical Moran curve model for estimating net changes of Tsetse populations in Zambia
Sedda, L., Mweempwa, C., Ducheyne, E., De Pus, C., Hendrickx, G., Rogers, D.J. 22/04/2014 In: PLoS ONE. 9, 4, 8 p.
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Climate change and public health policy: translating the science
Braks, M., van Ginkel, R., Wint, W., Sedda, L., Sprong, H. 01/2014
Literature review

The influence of the wind in the Schmallenberg virus outbreak in Europe
Sedda, L., Rogers, D.J. 28/11/2013 In: Scientific Reports. 3, 8 p.
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FraRI: an algorithm to account for the discontinuity at 60 degrees N in MODIS temperature products
Sedda, L., Morley, D.W., Benz, D., Wint, G.R.W., Wan, Z., Rogers, D.J. 2013 In: International Journal of Remote Sensing. 34, 4, p. 1220-1233. 14 p.
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Statistical models for spatially explicit biological data
Rogers, D.J., Sedda, L. 12/2012 In: Parasitology. 139, 14, p. 1852-1869. 18 p.
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Imputing censored data with desirable spatial covariance function properties using simulated annealing
Sedda, L., Atkinson, P.M., Barca, E., Passarella, G. 07/2012 In: Journal of Geographical Systems. 14, 3, p. 265-282. 18 p.
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A new algorithm quantifies the roles of wind and midge flight activity in the bluetongue epizootic in northwest Europe
Sedda, L., Brown, H.E., Purse, B.V., Burgin, L., Gloster, J., Rogers, D.J. 22/06/2012 In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1737, p. 2354-2362. 9 p.
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Spatio-temporal analysis of tree height in a young cork oak plantation
Sedda, L., Atkinson, P.M., Filigheddu, M.R., Cotzia, G., Dettori, S. 8/08/2011 In: International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 25, 7, p. 1083-1096. 14 p.
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Spatio-temporal modelling of Glossina palpalis gambiensis and Glossina tachinoides apparent densities in fragmented ecosystems of Burkina Faso
Sedda, L., Guerrini, L., Bouyer, J., Kone, N., Rogers, D.J. 09/2010 In: Ecography. 33, 4, p. 772-783. 12 p.
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