Newspaper article (Kleine Zeitung)

„An article was published by the newspaper “Kleine Zeitung” (17.11.2013) to introduce the research project SALUD. The article with the title “Prevention through Simulation” illustrates to the public how SALUD can support ministries and health insurance funds for their future planning to set up additional regional healthcare facilities or relocate …


Conference presentation @ ERSA (European Regional Science Association)

The research project SALUD was presented at the 53rd European Regional Science Association in Palermo, Italy. The theme of the congress this year was “Regional Integration: Europe, the Mediterranean and the World Economy”, whereby the focus was on all issues concerning regional problems. Our talk was submitted to the session …


Meeting with health policy planners

In October 2013 we had a meeting with Dr. Mack, the head of the health department from the city of Villach, and the vice manager of the Carinthian health care fund, Mag. Stadtschreiber. The content and the progress of the project SALUD was presented. This followed a discussion for future …

Conference talk


The XVth International Medical Geography Symposium runs every two year, where this year the host was the Michigan State University, Department of Geography in East Lansing, Michigan, United States. The conference took place from 7th – 12th July 2013 with attendees from all over the world. Melanie Tomintz presented parts …


Submission Bachelor thesis

Congratulations to Johanna Rumpold, who has finished her Bachelor thesis in 2013 by using a spatial microsimulation framework, developed by CUAS, to explore spatial patterns of the smoking population in Carinthia. Johanna was supervised by Melanie Tomintz, Bernhard Kosar and Victor Garcia-Barrios.