UCL Population Health Sciences


Watch our new Population Health Lecture Series online

3 December 2020

We recently launched an exciting new lecture series featuring experts from across the Faculty to examine and interrogate a range of urgent health challenges. If you missed a lecture, you can now watch them all here.

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Watch our experts, including Professor Sir Michael Marmot, discuss a range of topics from COVID-19, to the gender health gap, to vaccines and immunisation.

Social justice, health equity and COVID-19

Professor Sir Michael Marmot, lead author of a key report on health inequality in England, presents his research on social justice, health equity and COVID-19.

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Shining a gender lens on global health

Professor Sarah Hawkes, co-director of the gender equality in health initiative ‘Global Health 50/50’, presents her research on the relationship between gender and health.

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Dr Database: health surveillance in the shadow of COVID-19

Chaired by UCL alumna and broadcaster Vivienne Parrty, four experts present how they’re using our data to better understand the pandemic. A panel discussion follows exploring the ethical concerns and trust issues surrounding the collection and analysis of data for countering COVID-19 and improving public health.

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Vaccination: can we learn from the past to inform the future?

Helen Bedford, Professor of Children's Health at UCL and immunisation expert for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, explores the use of vaccination programmes to control infectious diseases.

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