Guided by the latest health research, our free, online seminar series explores a range of topics including virology, epidemiology, infection prevention, clinical treatment, vaccine development, safety and ethics to help you better understand COVID-19 and Australia's response to pandemics now and in the future.
Ten videos in our series have already launched. Register to receive updates when the remaining episodes are available.
|Australia's public health response to pandemics||Professor Joel Negin, Head of School, Sydney School of Public Health||Click here|
|Virology: genomics, pathogenesis and mutations||Dr Megan Steain, Lecturer, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, School of Medical Sciences||Click here|
|The immune response||Dr Umaimainthan Palendira, Senior Lecturer, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, School of Medical Sciences||Click here|
|Respiratory infectious disease transmission||Associate Professor Gregory Fox, Respiratory Physician, Epidemiologist and Clinical Trialist||Click here|
|The disease in children||Professor Kristine Macartney, Director, National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance (NCIRS), Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health||Coming soon|
|Public health surveillance||Associate Professor Adam Dunn, Head of Discipline, Biomedical Informatics and Digital Health, School of Medical Sciences||Click here|
|Infection prevention and clinical treatment||Professor Tania Sorrell, Director, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity||Click here|
|Vaccine development against COVID-19: progress and pitfalls||Professor Jamie Triccas, Head of Discipline, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, School of Medical Sciences||Click here|
|COVID-19 candidate vaccines: clinical trials and vaccine safety||Professor Kristine Macartney, Director, National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance (NCIRS)||Coming soon|
|Pandemic ethics||Professor Angus Dawson, Director, Sydney Health Ethics, Sydney School of Public Health||Click here|
|Mental health studies during COVID-19||Professor Maree Teesson, Director, the Matilda Centre, Sydney Medical School||Click here|
|Coping with mental health issues during a pandemic||Professor Ian Hickie, Co-Director, Health and Policy, the Brain and Mind Centre||Click here|
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