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Modelling the COVID-19 Pandemic: CMMID COVID-19 symposium

Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Centre for the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases (CMMID) at LSHTM have been using mathematical modelling to predict the spread of the novel coronavirus as well as estimate the impact of different control measures.

Speakers for CMMID COVID-19 Symposium on 08 Dec 2020. In the top row from left to right: Yang Liu, Alicia Rosello, Sophie Meakin, James Munday and in the bottom row from left to right: Tim Russell, Amy Gimma, Billy Quilty and Hamish Gibbs
Speakers for CMMID COVID-19 Symposium on 08 Dec 2020. In the top row from left to right: Yang Liu, Alicia Rosello, Sophie Meakin, James Munday and in the bottom row from left to right: Tim Russell, Amy Gimma, Billy Quilty and Hamish Gibbs

In this symposium, eight speakers will present on a diverse range of research questions addressed in the last 12 months, from evaluating the impact of school closures, and air travel restrictions, to monitoring changes in mobility and social contact patterns.           

 

Speakers and titles

  • Dr Yang Liu: Evaluating Non-pharmaceutical Interventions in the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Dr Alicia Rosello: Modelling the impact of nonpharmaceutical interventions in longterm care facilities
  • Dr Timothy Russell: Reconstructing the early global dynamics of under-ascertained COVID19 cases and infections
  • Amy Gimma: Changing social contact patterns through the COVID19 pandemic in the UK
  • Billy Quilty: Modelling of air travel intervention strategies for COVID19
  • Hamish Gibbs: Understanding UK local area interventions with Facebook mobility data
  • Dr James Munday: Analysing school networks to evaluate reopening policies
  • Dr Sophie Meakin: Short-term forecasting of COVID-19 hospitalisations in the UK

Please note that the time listed is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

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The symposium will be followed by the CMMID Annual Lecture from 16.00 – 17.30

CMMID Annual Lecture "Modelling and Big Data for outbreak response: pre- and post-COVID-19"

 


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