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Academics questioned on epidemiological models used by the Government

8 June 2020

Science and Technology Committee holds its tenth public evidence session as part of its UK science, research and technology capability and influence in global disease outbreaks inquiry. This session will focus on the reliability and accuracy of epidemiological models used by the Government in informing policy and public health advice.


Wednesday 10 June, virtual meeting

At 2.30pm

  • Professor Mark Woolhouse, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Johan Giesecke, Former State Epidemiologist for Sweden and Emeritus Professor, Karolinska Institute

At 3.30pm

  • Professor Neil Ferguson, Professor of Mathematical Biology, Imperial College London
  • Professor Matt Keeling, Professor of Mathematics and Life Sciences, University of Warwick
  • Dr Nicholas Davies, Evolutionary biologist and Epidemiologist, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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