The University of Southampton is hosting a free virtual panel event to discuss the work Southampton is doing in the battle against COVID-19.
The event ‘Beating COVID-19: Trials, Vaccinations & Prevention’ will take place at 18:00 on February 9th. It will feature leading University faculty members discussing their roles in the COVID-19 fight and an opportunity for viewers to ask their burning question.
Professor John Holloway will host the event. The host is a professor of Allergy and Respiratory Genetics and also Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton.
🚨New event announcement!🚨
Beating COVID-19: Trials, Vaccinations and Prevention.@ProfJWHolloway welcomes Professors Saul Faust, @profrobread and Lucy Yardley who will deliver a panel discussion about @unisouthampton's invaluable involvement in the COVID-19 pandemic.
— University of Southampton Events (@EventsUoS) January 12, 2021
The event panellists are all academics at the University of Southampton: Robert Charles Read, Head of Clinical and Experimental Sciences within Medicine; Saul Faust, Professor of Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases within Medicine and Lucy Yardley OBE, a professor of Health Psychology.
As well as Southampton’s contributing research for a Coronavirus vaccine, Hampshire has also been hosting a testing programme to help identify cases in educational settings. The saliva tests provide results within 24-48 hours and was a crucial tool in the movement of students during and after the Christmas break.
If you want to learn more about Southampton’s involvement in the pandemic, register here.