We are planning for a workshop around the topic of Infection in a Changing Climate. Please do get in contact if you would like to be kept informed of this event.
National Centre for Infectious Diseases-Imperial College London Infectious Disease Symposium Series
9 December, 2022; 09:00-11:15 GMT | 17:00-19:15 SGT
This virtual NCID-Imperial Infectious Disease Symposium hosted by the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (Singapore; NCID) and Imperial College London, took place on 9th December, 9:00 am-11:15 pm GMT (5:00-7:15 pm SGT).
This joint symposium explored areas of research priorities, complementary strengths, and avenues to further strengthen collaborative partnerships between Singapore's National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) and Imperial College London.
Agenda included the following talks as well as discussion to identify priority areas for future collaboration.
- Computational models for environmental transmission and resilience study - Dr Kang Cheng Wei (NCID)
- Transmission dynamics of emerging pathogens: A response plan and execution - Professor Kalisvar Marimuthu (NCID)
- Intelligent large-eddy simulation and AI modelling to optimise HVAC system energy consumption and COVID risk in enclosed spaces - Professor Christopher Pain (Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London)
- Human infection challenge to accelerate vaccine and therapeutics development - Professor Chris Chiu (Department of Infectious Disease, Imperial College London)
Pandemic Preparedness and Preventon Network planning meeting
7 October; 2022
This workshop brought together representatives from all four faculties to explore Imperial's impacts during the Covid-19 pandemic and to map our strengths to prepare for future pandemics. The afternon highlighted many contributions from Medicine, Life Sciences, Engineering, and Business and reinforced the need for interdisciplinary collaboration.
Science Communication to Policymakers: Navigating Degrees of Certainty
21 February; 13:00-17:15
This event was co-hosted by the Institute of Infection and the Royal Society and funded via the Policy Support Fund in Imperial College. It brought together scientists, policy experts, government advisers, and media to discuss the insights gained during the pandemic about the current system of science advice to policymakers.
Imperial students and staff can view the full recording of the event here.
View further coverage of the event on the Imperial College news site.
LKCMedicine-NCID-Imperial Infectious Disease Symposium: Covid-19 & beyond
3 December 2021; 8:30-12:30 GMT (16:30-20:30 SGT)
This virtual LKCMedicine-NCID-Imperial Infectious Disease Symposium: Covid-19 & beyond was hosted by the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Singapore; LKCMedicine), National Centre for Infectious Diseases (Singapore; NCID) and Imperial College London. It explored critical aspects of Covid-19 research and experiences in Singapore and built future collaboration between Singapore and the UK.
Details of the meeting were captured in an Imperial news story.