Science, Policy & Pandemics Episode 8: Innovative Technology in the Context of Covid-19
This week, our host Dr Rob Doubleday is joined by Professor of Communication Systems Jon Crowcroft, and epidemiologist Dr Caroline Trotter, for a discussion focused on the role of technology in the covid-19 pandemic. From trustworthy digital systems to digital identity and immunity pass-porting, they explore some of the new opportunities and challenges for innovative technology in the context of COVID-19.
CSaP's Science and Policy Podcast is a production of the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge. This series on science, policy and pandemics is produced in partnership with Cambridge Infectious Diseases and the Cambridge Immunology Network.
Our guests this week:
Professor Jon Crowcroft is the Marconi Professor of Networked Systems in the Computer Laboratory, of the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Fellow of the ACM, a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Fellow of the IEE and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, as well as a Fellow of the IEEE.
Dr Caroline Trotter is an epidemiologist and a Principal Research Associate, Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge. She is also the Academic Director Cambridge Africa in the Department of Pathology, and is an Honorary Epidemiologist at Public Health England.
This series is hosted by CSaP Executive Director Dr Rob Doubleday, and is edited and produced by CSaP Communications Coordinator Kate McNeil. If you have feedback about this episode, or questions you’d like us to address in a future week, please email email@example.com .