7th May 2021

Location: Zoom

The University of East Anglia (UEA) are delighted to be hosting the second Aurora COVID Student Conference on 7th May from 14:00-17:00 (BST). This is a free virtual conference for students from across all Aurora Universities to hear from, and engage with, experts working at Aurora partner institutions who have been active in responding to and researching the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Confirmed speakers are Prof Helena Gillespie and Prof Yoon Loke (UEA), Ingibjörg Magnúsdóttir and Anna Bára Unnarsdóttir (University of Iceland), with Dr. Kelly Edmunds and Prof Neil Ward (UEA) also available for questions.

This conference should be of particular interest to students who are interested in infectious diseases or who are considering a project or dissertation related to COVID-19. The conference will close with a discussion of the key themes that emerge during the plenary sessions. To register your interest in joining this free conference, please email Maria.Fox@uea.ac.uk before 13:00 May 7th 2021.

Conference schedule

14:00 Opening Remarks by Prof Neil Ward (UEA)

14:10 Counting the harm from COVID – an inexact science by Prof Yoon Loke (UEA)

14:50 The Icelandic COVID-19 National Resilience Cohort – preliminary results for students by Ingibjörg Magnúsdóttir and Anna Bára Unnarsdóttir (University of Iceland)

15:30 Break

15:45 Internationalisation and Study Abroad After Covid by Prof Helena Gillespie (UEA)

16:25 Conference Discussion / Questions from attendees Chaired by Prof Neil Ward

17:00 Conference Close