epidemiology

We are all longing to go into a lower tier, but this can come at a high price later on.

Our favourite communicator of risk talks about the statistics of COVID-19, the quality of government briefings, and how to counter misinformation.

In this short video Clement Twumasi tells us about his work helping to understand a parasite that has been decimating fish populations around he world.

What can maths tell us about how to make universities safe from COVID-19?

How can we all get back to work safely in the face of a lingering pandemic?

We all now know about R, but sometimes it can be good to consider another number: the growth rate of an epidemic.

In a previous article we introduced the problems that can arise when combine the reproduction ratios of a disease in different settings, such as hospitals and the community. In this article we dive into the maths that helps you get to the bottom of these problems.

Mathematical models can help the nation return to (some sort of) normality.

We explore why you need to be extremely careful when combining the reproduction ratios of a disease in different settings, such as hospitals and the community.

In this podcast we explore the famous curve, talk about how to communicate science in a crisis, and explain the maths of herd immunity in one minute.