Scouse Science April

Scouse Science Podcast with Professor Tom Solomon

1:00pm - 2:00pm / Tuesday 26th April 2022
Type: Seminar / Category: Department / Series: Scouse Science Live Video Podcast with Professor Tom Solomon
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Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP joins Prof Tom Solomon live in Westminster for a review of the pandemic, in the last podcast of the current series.

For this last podcast of the current series Prof Tom Solomon CBE is joined by former health secretary Matt Hancock MP for a review of the highs and lows, the scientific triumphs and failures, and the personal challenges of the last 2 years. The episode will be broadcast live from the House of Commons.

Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP served as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care from July 2018 to June 2021 and is MP for West Suffolk. He was at the centre of the UK response to the pandemic for 18 months until he resigned after breaking social distancing guidance. You can follow him @MattHancock on Twitter.

Professor Tom Solomon CBE 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. He is President of the Encephalitis Society and appears regularly on television and radio discussing science. You can follow him @RunningMadProf on Twitter.

Holly O'Dea really is a Scouse Scientist. Having studied undergraduate Biological Sciences at Oxford University, she’s now a Clinical Scientist in Genomics with the NHS. You can follow her @ScientistScouse on Twitter, and find original content on her YouTube channel, The Scouse Scientist.