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Departmental Seminar (11 November)

11 Nov 2021

The third Departmental Public Seminar of this academic year took place on 11 November 2021 (Thursday). Dr. Zhai Wei, a newly-appointed Assistant Professor in our department presented research entitled  “Revisiting social vulnerability: A new insight from COVID-19”. In the seminar Dr. Zhai used COVID-19 as a case study to investigate the association between various indicators of social vulnerability, viral spread, and social distancing behaviors in the United States. The talk was well-attended by our colleagues and postgraduates in the Department, as well as participants from various disciplines at other institutions.