The 2013 Annual Meeting of Correspondents took place on Monday 10 June 2013.
|13:00-13:15||Welcome and Introduction|
|13:15-14:15||Correspondents' Day Lecture
Prof Christl Donnelly (Imperial) Science and the Challenge of Evidence-Based Policy
Biographical information: I am Professor of Statistical Epidemiology at the MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling at the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London. I studied Mathematics at Oberlin College (Ohio) and Biostatistics at Harvard School of Public Health (ScD, 1992). Following 3 years as a lecturer at University of Edinburgh, I joined (now Sir) Roy Anderson's epidemiology group at University of Oxford in 1995. With several like-minded colleagues, I moved to Imperial College London in 2000 to help form the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology. I use statistical and mathematical tools to understand how diseases spread and thus to identify opportunities for control. I study diseases affecting both humans (including SARS, polio, and pandemic influenza) and animals (including bovine TB, BSE, foot and mouth disease [FMD] and influenza in poultry and pigs). I was a member of the Krebs review committee on cattle TB and badgers in 1997 and the deputy chair of the Independent Scientific Group on Cattle TB from 1998 to 2007. I have also helped to advise policymakers about BSE/variant CJD, FMD, SARS and pandemic influenza. I am particularly interested in zoonotic diseases (those transmitting from animals to humans) and in infectious disease outbreaks.
Three groups - all to discuss topic A; each group to be allocated one topic from B:
|16:30-17:00||Feedback from Group Leaders|
Prof Peter Constantin (Princeton) Nonlocal Evolution Equations
Videos of the sessions from last year's Annual Meeting on Wednesday 13 June 2012 are available to view via the University's Streaming Media Service.