Keynote: Impact Matters: Responding to COVID-19

Keynote: Impact Matters: Responding to COVID-19

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Keynote by Prof Calum Semple OBE on informing the COVID 19 response

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In a presentation about the impact of his work, Professor Semple will discuss his experiences and share his perspectives on informing the COVID-19 response.

Presenter: Professor Calum Semple OBE

Professor Semple has studied severe virus disease outbreaks since 1989 in the fields of diagnostics, clinical characterization and clinical trials. Calum was appointed to a tenured chair in Outbreak Medicine and Child Health in 2017.

He leads a portfolio of research including Urgent Public Health Research studies activated in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. He is a Government Senior Clinical Advisor for clinical countermeasures and currently sits on the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) and the New Emerging Respiratory Viral Treats Advisory Group (NERVTAG).

He is a former member of the 2014-16 WHO Scientific Technical Advisory Committee for Ebola Emergencies (STAC-EE). He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday honours list 2020 for his role in the COVID-19 response.

The Researcher Development Framework (RDF) attributes developed during this session are relevant to the following sub-domains:

Domain A: Knowledge and Intellectual Abilities

A1: Knowledge base

A2: Cognitive Abilities   

A3: Creativity    

Domain B: Personal Effectiveness

B1: Personal Qualities   

B2: Self-Management

B3: Professional and Career Development

Domain C: Research Governance and Organisation        

C1: Professional Conduct

C2: Research Management        

C3: Finance, Funding and Resources       

Domain D: Engagement, Influence and Impact

D1: Working with Others            

D2: Communication and Dissemination

D3: Engagement and Impact

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