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Live audiences joined Professor Tom Solomon CBE as he hosted a regular discussion of cutting-edge science in Liverpool and its wider impact on society

Scouse Science Celebration and Thank You



View the lastest live show recorded in Westminster here! 

For this last podcast of the current series Prof Tom Solomon CBE was 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 was 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. He has also been recently appointed as Director of The Pandemic Institute, a virtual centre designed to deliver the first end-to-end response to pandemics including the latest emerging monkeypox threat. 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.

These podcasts were streamed via Zoom and the University of Liverpool Facebook page in front of a live audience who have the opportunity to submit questions to the panel during the show. 

Registered guests received details of the next event and, nearer the time, the Zoom link via email in advance of the event. A Facebook account was NOT required to gain access to the event via the University of Liverpool Facebook page. Instructions  were provided to all who register for this event. 

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