Calling the Shots

Professor Andrew Pollard
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13:30 - 14:00
Innovation Conversations - Online Talk
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Lectures and seminars
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The Vice-Chancellor's Innovation Awards 2020, announced in late July, celebrate research-led innovation at all University levels that is having societal or economic impact.

Now a series of online Innovation Conversations, taking place throughout September, offer the chance to hear more from each of the winners, as well as ask questions about their award-winning research.

The third Innovation Conversation in the series begins at 1.30pm on Tuesday 15 September 2020 with winner of the Policy Engagement category, Professor Andrew Pollard.

The team led by Professor Pollard developed a model of human infection in Oxford, tested a new generation typhoid vaccine and showed that it worked. The data from this study supported World Health Organisation (WHO) global policy recommendations on use of the vaccine for all children from nine months to 15 years of age in high burden areas, and release of $85M funding by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (Gavi) to help low income countries introduce the vaccine.

Watch the talk here