Health-GIS
Aiming for a healthy population through the support of Geoinformation

Latest News

Presentation at the GRISS (Geospatial Research and Innovation Seminar Series) seminar series, 25th September 2015, University of Canterbury

Latest Research

Exploring relationships between sunshine and mental health; smoking and alcohol; small area simulations of health outcomes;

Latest Publication

Tomintz, M.N., Clarke, G.P. and Alfadhli, N. (2015), Location-allocation models. in: Brunsdon, C. and Singleton, A. (eds.): Geocomputation: a Practical Primer, Sage, London.

About Me

Qualification and Work Experience - Curriculum Vitae (PDF, 256kB)

  • 2015-present

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow & External Lecturer

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geograhpy, College of Science, University of Canterbury, NZ.
    External Lecturer at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, School of Geoinformation and Environmental Technologies, Austria.

  • 2014-2015

    Senior Researcher & Lecturer

    Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, School of Geoinformation and Environmental Technologies, Austria.

  • 2009-2014

    Postdoctoral Researcher & Lecturer

    Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, School of Geoinformation and Environmental Technologies, Austria.

  • 2005-2008

    Ph.D. University of Leeds, UK

    Thesis: Modelling Locations of Community Based Health Services, supervised by Prof. Graham Clarke (University of Leeds), Prof. Jo Green (University of York) and Dr. Jan Rigby (University of Sheffield).
    Internal examiner: Dr. Andy Evans
    External examiner: Dr. Andrew Lovett

  • 2001-2005

    Diploma Engineer (DI)

    DI of Geoinformation at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria.
    Thesis: A Spatial and Temporal Comparison of House Price Determinants in England using Geographically Weighted Regression, supervised by Prof. Stewart Fotheringham and Dr. Adrijana Car
    Exchange study program at the University of Wageningen, NL (one semester, Master courses).
    Internship at the Centre for Geocomputation, National University of Ireland, Maynooth (two semesters).

Contact

If you're interested in any of the work, publications or want to cooperate then please send me a message.

Dr Melanie Tomintz
melanie.tomintz[at]canterbury.ac.nz
Tel: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 4048

GeoHealth Laboratory, Department of Geography, College of Science
University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand

GeoHealth Laboratory: www.geohealth.canterbury.ac.nz
Department of Geography: www.geog.canterbury.ac.nz