Skip to main content

Social distancing measures in the UK examined

15 April 2020

The Science and Technology Committee explores the effectiveness and longevity of social distancing measures in the UK, the wider implications of these measures for the population, and international strategies for relaxing social distancing measures


Thursday 16 April, this session will be held virtually

At 2.30pm

  • Professor Graham Medley, Professor of infectious disease modelling, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Dr James Rubin, Reader in the Psychology of Emerging Health Risks, King's College London

At 3.30pm

  • Professor Xihong Lin, Professor of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Professor Dr. Clemens Fuest, President, Institute for Economic Research (Ifo), Germany
  • Professor Dr. Herwig Ostermann, Executive Director, Austrian Public Health Institute

Further information

Image: GoToVan/Social Distancing Sign @ London Drugs/Wikimedia Commons