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Tackling COVID-19 together: Building a multi-disciplinary approach to help vaccinate the world
Wednesday 8 September 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has generated an intense research effort, which by one estimate has generated more than half a million research publications to date. Much of the COVID-19 research undertaken has been within traditional academic disciplines, but tackling COVID-19 effectively, and dealing with its long-term health and economic impacts, will require a multi-disciplinary research effort.
The purpose of this symposium is to provide a multi-disciplinary forum focusing on effective ways to promote vaccine uptake and to ensure public support for the effort and resources required to vaccinate the world. The symposium will bring together perspectives of immunologists, epidemiologists, psychologists, economists and political scientists on these questions. They will present the latest evidence and discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead.
The symposium is free, but you will need to register by following this link.
Prof Sir Andrew Pollard (Director of the Oxford Vaccine Group, University of Oxford)
Prof Mark Jit (Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
A/Prof Mara Violato (Health Economics Research Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford)
Prof Daniel Freeman (Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford)
Prof Ray Duch (Director of Centre for Experimental Social Sciences, Nuffield College, University of Oxford)
Prof Mitesh Patel (Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Ms Susan Brown (Public Policy Engagement at GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance)
Dr Laurence Roope (Health Economics Research Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford)
Prof Helen McShane (Director, NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre)
Prof Philip Clarke (Director, Health Economics Research Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford)
Prof Michael Parker (Director of ETHOX, University of Oxford)
Prof Sir Peter Horby (Epidemic diseases Research Group, University of Oxford).