Scouse Science February

Scouse Science Podcast with Professor Tom Solomon

1:00pm - 2:00pm / Tuesday 22nd February 2022
Type: Seminar / Category: Department / Series: Scouse Science Live Video Podcast with Professor Tom Solomon
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This special episode of the Scouse Science Podcast sees the return of one of our most popular guests, Actress and Impressionist, Jan Ravens!

Marking World Encephalitis Day, Professor Tom Solomon talks with Jan about how encephalitis - inflammation and swelling of the brain - had a devastating impact on her family. The programme is produced in collaboration with the Encephalitis Society.

World Encephalitis Day is the global awareness day for people who have been directly or indirectly affected by encephalitis. Founded by The Encephalitis Society in 2014, it is held on February 22nd each year and has reached over 200 million people through media features, events and social media, raising awareness of the condition. You can follow The Encephalitis Society on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Hoylake born Jan Ravens is best known for her voices on Spitting Image and Dead Ringers. The three Dead Ringers Christmas specials are available to stream and download on BBC iPlayer. You can follow her @thatjanravens on Twitter.

Professor Tom Solomon is Director of the UK's Emerging Infections Research Unit based as the University of Liverpool, is on the NHS front line at the Walton Neuro Centre and Royal Liverpool University Hospital, and appears regularly on television and radio discussing science. You can follow him @RunningMadProf on Twitter.

Eva Maria Hodel is passionate about Scouse Science. Having trained as a pharmacist in Switzerland, she has a PhD from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and has worked in infectious diseases research in Liverpool for the past 10 years. She is currently a Programme Manager for the Liverpool Brain Infections Group.