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Understanding COVID-19 transmission and control – A view from the coalface


We would be delighted if you could join the St Peter’s community on Tuesday 20th October for the first online lecture of this academic year with Professor Christl Donnelly CBE.

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Professor Christl Donnelly CBE

As well as being a professorial fellow at St Peter’s College, Christl A. Donnelly is Deputy Head of the Department of Statistics at the University of Oxford and Deputy Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Modelling at Imperial College London.

For the past 25 years she has worked on the statistical epidemiology of infectious diseases, with a focus on real-time epidemic analysis, to improve situational awareness and inform response. Christl has been involved in many intensive efforts to understand and control infectious disease threats including those relating to BSE/vCJD, FMD, SARS, pandemic H1N1 influenza, MERS, Ebola (in West Africa and DRC), Zika and now COVID-19, collaborating with numerous colleagues in the WHO, government departments, Public Health England and the US CDC. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and a CBE in recognition of her work. She was recently awarded the Zoological Society for London’s Frink Medal for contributions to zoology.

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