Associate Professor Nick Scott, BSc (hons), PhD (Mathematics) is the Head of Modelling & Biostatistics at the Burnet Institute, an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at Monash University, and an NHMRC Emerging Leader Fellow.
He leads a team of modellers who work across a number of infectious diseases and public health problems including: COVID-19; Hepatitis C; Hepatitis B; HIV; Tuberculosis; Malaria; Nutrition; Maternal, Newborn and Child health; Adolescent Health. His work aims to produce evidence to support decision and policy making, and includes epidemic and economic modelling, cost-effectiveness and return on investment analyses, resource optimisation analyses and statistical analyses.
A/Prof Scott and his team are consultants to the World Bank, Gates Foundation, Global Fund, United Nations Population Fund and the WHO, and are members of international HIV, TB, malaria and nutrition modelling consortiums.
- 2012: PhD in Mathematics, The University of Melbourne
- 2008: BSc (Hons), The University of Melbourne
- 2022: NHMRC Emerging Leader Fellowship
- 2021: Gust-McKenzie Medal
- 2016: Harold Mitchell Foundation Postdoctoral Travel Fellowship
- 2014-15: Jim and Margaret Beever Fellowship
- 2008-2011: Australian Postgraduate Award
- 2007: University of Melbourne Honours Scholarship
- 2020-ongoing: Head of Modelling & Biostatistics, Burnet Institute
- 2015-ongoing: Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Monash University
- 2013-2020: Econometrician, Burnet Institute
- 2012-2013: Consultant, Transport Strategy & Operations, URS Australia
- 2008-2012: Graduate Research Student, The University of Melbourne
Reports + Policy Briefs
- Modelling the Victorian roadmap (PUBLIC HEALTH REPORT) Abeysuriya R, Delport D, Sacks-Davis R, Hellard M, Scott N. Know C-19 Burnet Institute. September, 2021.
- COVASIM modelling: Impact of vaccines on epidemic outcomes. (PUBLIC HEALTH REPORT) Abeysuriya R, Hellard M, Scott N. Know-C19 Burnet Institute. June, 2021.
- Estimating risks associated with early reopening in Victoria. (Policy Brief prepared for the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services) Abeysuriya R, Delport D, Hellard M, Scott N. Know-C19 Hub. September, 2020.