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COVID media/public engagement 

April 2020 

PHASTAR Blog, "Making sense of the ONS COVID-19 death count" (

Associated interview on Radio 5 Live


October 2020

ITV article, "Covid-19: How much are students driving the surge in UK cases? This is what the data shows"   



HealthWatch 2020 lecture, "Can’t see the wood for the trees? Making sense of data during a global pandemic" 


PHASTAR Blog, "Can’t see the wood for the trees? Making sense of data during a global pandemic"  (


November 2020

ITV article, "How many Covid infections are acquired in hospitals? This is what the data shows" 


BBC Panorama

The Race for a Vaccine (

COVID-19 Vaccines

Pfizer BioNTech

PHASTAR Blog, "Rumination on Vaccination - A Statistician's View of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Data" (

PHASTAR Blog, "Rumination on Vaccination Part II - statisticians view on the Pfizer COVID19 final analysis results" 




PHASTAR Blog, "Another Vote of 'Confidence' - a Summary of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine results" (


AstraZeneca Oxford

PHASTAR Blog, "A Dose (or more) of Positivity - Reading into AstraZeneca's Interim Analysis Results" (

The Spectator, "What we know so far about the Oxford vaccine" (

Interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme


Following the approval of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine, I was interviewed by Sky News and talkRADIO

ITV article, "Covid: Was Pfizer's vaccine rushed? Can we be certain it's safe? Our statistician answers your questions"



Coronavirus: What You Need To Know, ITV (

  • What you need to know about the breakthrough vaccine

  • The key Covid stats (plus more vaccine good news)

  • Why you can't compare vaccines but Oxford's is cause for celebration

How to Vaccinate the World Episode 3, BBC Radio 4 (

BBC Newscast (


Numberphile: Statistics and Saving Lives (

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