Publications

in Mathematical Biosciences.

in Journal of the Royal Society Interface.

Awards and Grants

  • Awarded a bursary (300 GBP) from the Warwick Research Student Skills Programme to organise a student-led event, January 2017.
  • Recipient of a full conference grant (250 GBP) from the Royal Statistical Society to attend the 2016 RSS International Conference, September 2016.
  • Finalist in the University of Warwick Three Minute Thesis competition 2016.
  • Recipient of an ESMTB travel grant (500 EUR) to support attendance at the MathCompEpi 2015 conference in Erice, Sicily.
  • Awarded runner up prize (50 GBP) at the Postgraduate Research Showcase poster competition at University of Warwick, June 2015.
  • Recipient of the Work Experience Bursary (200 GBP) from the University of Warwick to support my secondment at Public Health England.

Organisation and Administration

  • Co-organiser of the joint University of Melbourne - University of Manchester Research Workshop “New approaches to infectious disease modelling for epidemiological understanding and public health impact”, University of Manchester, 3rd-4th July 2017.
  • Co-organiser of Warwick Databeers.
  • Part of the organising committee for the Centre for Complexity Science Annual Retreat, 2013 and 2016.
  • Co-organiser (with fellow PhD student Edward Hill) of a two-day workshop at the University of Warwick ‘Mathematical Challenges of Long Epidemic Time-Series’ featuring speakers from a range of European Universities.
  • Co-organiser (with fellow PhD student Edward Hill) of a workshop at the University of Warwick as part of the Warwick Data Science Institute (WDSI) Year of Big Data. The event ‘Big Data and Google Flu’ featured speakers from Public Health England, Google, and prominent British Universities.
  • Staff-Student Liaison Committee cohort representative for the academic year 2013-2014.
  • Reviewed papers for the journals Mathematical Medicine and Biology and Plos One. Reviewed abstracts for the International Society for Disease Surveillance Annual Conference 2018.

Outreach

  • Designed a mathematical epidemiology outreach workshop for 16 year old school students.
  • Selected to present my research at a poster exhibition in the House of Commons, March 2018.
  • University of Manchester Science Busker at the Science Spectacular.
  • I took part in the outreach event “I’m a scientists get me out of here” funded by the Wellcome Trust. Over a 2 week period during June 2017, I answered questions from school students about my research, epidemics, and life as a scientist. The students voted me as their favourite scientist (500 GBP prize).
  • Outreach talk on disease surveillance to 16-18 year olds at City College Coventry, June 2016
  • Mentor for undergraduate research students on the Undergraduate Research Support Scheme on poster design and creation, summer 2015.
  • Volunteered at the Big Bang Science Fair 2014- a National event designed to demonstrate to school children the real scale and potential of the Science, Engineering, Maths and Technology subjects they learn at school.

Teaching

  • Substitute lecturer: ‘Multivariate Statistics’ for undergraduate and MSc students in the School of Mathematics, University of Manchester. Fully prepared and delivered two lectures.
  • Seminar tutor: ‘Business Statistics’ for students on the MSc in Business Analytics, Warwick Business School, 2016. Included marking coursework.
  • Guest lecturer: ‘Food & environmental borne disease diagnosis, surveillance & outbreak investigation’ professional development module for Public Health England employees, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, 2016. Prepared and delivered lectures.
  • Lab assistant: ‘Big Data Analytics’ in Warwick Business School for students on the MSc in Business, Warwick Business School, 2016.
  • Seminar tutor: ‘Quantitative Analysis for Management 1’ for 1st year students on the BSc in Management/International Management course, Warwick Business School, 2014, 2015, 2016. Included planning and delivering a 2-hour revision session and marking exams
  • Seminar tutor: ‘Multivariate Statistics’, Warwick Business School for 1st year PhD students, 2015.

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