Kit Yates: The Maths of Life and Death: Understanding the maths behind epidemics - Public Lecture

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Kit Yates: The Maths of Life and Death: Understanding the maths behind epidemics - Public Lecture

 Sep 08 2021

13:00 - 14:00

During September 2021, ICMS Edinburgh will host an Early Career Workshop - Modelling Diffusive Systems: Theory & Biological Applications


The organisers of this workshop are delighted to welcome Dr Kit Yates to ICMS Edinburgh for this public lecture.


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Dr. Kit Yates will look at some of the basic models and mathematics underlying the understanding of disease spread, and pick apart the meanings behind some of the terms we hear about in the news: from exponential growth and R to critical immunisation threshold and herd immunity.


Kit Yates is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and co-director of the Centre for Mathematical Biology at the University of Bath. He completed his PhD in Mathematics at the University of Oxford in 2011.

 

Timings (all BST):

13.00 - Introduction
13.05 - Public Lecture
13.45 - Q&A
14.00 - Event Ends


This online event will be hosted on Zoom. Ticket holders will receive an email on the day of the event, with instructions on how to join the lecture and subsequent Q&A.

Registration will close at 10.00 on the day of the event.