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Conferences, summer schools and workshops

2017

  • Poster presentation: "Gaussian process approximations for fast inference" at the Zeeman Launch Event, University of Warwick, September 2017.
  • Contributed talk: "Syndromic surveillance and fast inference" at the Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics, Cumbria, September 2017.
  • Invited talk: "Syndromic surveillance and fast inference" at the University of Melbourne-University of Manchester joint research workshop New approaches to infectious disease modelling for epidemiological understanding and public health impact, University of Manchester, July 2017.
  • Poster presentation: "Gaussian process approximations for fast inference from infectious disease data" at the LMS Women in Maths Day, University of Warwick, June 2017.
  • Attended the workshop Developing efficient methodologies for modelling stochastic dynamical systems in biology, University of Bath, April 2017.
  • Attended the Standing up for Science Media Workshop by Sense About Science, University of Manchester, April 2017.

2016

  • Contributed talk: "Syndromic surveillance of gastroenteritis" at the Digital Epidemiology and Surveillance satellite of the Conference on Complex Systems, Amsterdam, September 2016.
  • Poster presentation: "Syndromic Surveillance" at the Conference on Complex Systems, Amsterdam, September 2016.
  • Contributed talk: "Online syndromic surveillance of gastroenteritis" at the Royal Statistical Society International Conference, Manchester, September 2016.
  • Contributed talk: "Gaussian process approximations" at the 10th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology in Nottingham, July 2016.
  • Poster presentation: "Modelling human gastroenteritis" at the 10th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology in Nottingham, July 2016.
  • Contributed talk: "Gaussian process approximations of the stochastic SIR model" at the workshop Stochastic models of the spread of disease and information on networks at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh, June 2016.
  • Invited outreach talk: "Disease surveillance" at City College Coventry, June 2016.
  • Invited talk: "What can we learn about gastroenteritis burden from Flusurvey?" at the Warwick Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research Group seminar series, University of Warwick, June 2016.
  • Guest Lecture: "The principles and practice of syndromic surveillance" for the 'Food & environmental borne disease diagnosis, surveillance & outbreak investigation' professional development module for Public Health England employees, University of Warwick, April 2016.
  • Guest Lecture: "Outbreak Tools (including statistics)" for the 'Food & environmental borne disease diagnosis, surveillance & outbreak investigation' professional development module for Public Health England employees, University of Warwick, April 2016.
  • Invited talk: "Flusurvey and syndromic surveillance of gastroenteritis" at the Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases seminar series, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, January 2016.

2015

  • Poster presentation: "Gaussian process approximation methods for modelling syndromic data of gastrointestinal illness" at the 5th International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics (Epidemics5), Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA, December 2015.
  • Poster presentation: "Ensuring the week goes smoothly: improving daily disease surveillance visualisation" at the Manchester Metropolitan University Postgraduate Research Conference, November 2015.
  • Contributed talk: "Syndromic surveillance: disease surveillance in real-time" at the Student Conference on Complexity Science, Granada Spain, September 2015.
  • Contributed talk: "Gaussian process approximations of the stochastic SIR model" at the MathCompEpi 2015 conference, Erice Sicily, September 2015.
  • Poster presentation: "Syndromic surveillance" at the Postgraduate Research Showcase, University of Warwick, June 2015. Poster prize: runner up.
  • Invited talk: "Syndromic surveillance" at the Warwick Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research Group seminar series, University of Warwick, June 2016.
  • Contributed talk: "Gaussian process approximation of the SIR model" at the University of Warwick Centre for Complexity Science Annual Retreat, Shropshire UK, May 2015.
  • Attended the Public Health England Applied Epidemiology Scientific Meeting, University of Warwick UK, March 2015.

2014

  • Contributed talk: "A collaboration with the Real-Time Syndromic Surveillance Team" at the Mathematics of real-world systems external partner day, University of Warwick UK, 12th December 2014.
  • Poster presentation: "Modelling gastrointestinal syndromes" at Norovirus in Healthcare settings and beyond - a research workshop organised by the IDRN, London, 17th October 2014.
  • Awarded a funded place to attend the Helsinki Summer School on Mathematical Ecology and Evolution 2014: Dynamics of Infectious Diseases, Turku Finland, August 2014.
  • Attended New frontiers in Digital Influenza Surveillance: web data and mobile-phone connected diagnostic tests organised by the IDRN and i-Sense, London, 26th June 2014.
  • Attended 9th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology in Gothenburg Sweden, June 2014.
  • Contributed talk: "Syndromic Surveillance of Gastrointestinal Illness" at the University of Warwick Centre for Complexity Science Annual Retreat, Gloucestershire UK, June 2014.
  • 100th European Study Group with Industry at the University of Oxford, April 2014. I worked on an optimisation problem within the agri-food industry, applying agent-based models and Markov chain techniques to the problem.
  • Attended CoSyDy meeting on Complexity and Epidemic Dynamics, Queen Mary University of London, March 2014.
  • Full expenses award to attend the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Warwick University joint Winter School on Complexity Science at NTU campus in Singapore, and the conference 'Hidden Connections.' Poster presentation: "Refugee status and chronic illness in rural South Africa", February 2014.

2013

  • Poster presentation "Refugee status and Chronic Illness in Rural South Africa" at the Student Conference on Complexity Sciences 2013, Oxford UK, August 2013.
  • Poster presentation "Refugee status and Chronic Illness in Rural South Africa" at the University of Warwick Centre for Complexity Science Annual Retreat, the Lake District UK, May

Epidemics

Poster presentation at Epidemics5


MMU

Poster presentation at the MMU postgraduate research conference


bbc

At BBC Coventry and Warwickshire as part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Transferable Skills


ccs

Poster presentation at CCS 2016


ecmtb

Poster presentation at ECMTB2016