Australian Rhodes Scholars are warmly invited to a Zoom discussion with leading vaccine expert Professor Sir John Bell (Alberta & Magdalen 1975) on the evening of Wednesday 3 March 2021 at 7:30pm AEDT.
Sir John is Chair of the Rhodes Trustees, the Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford, and a member of the UK government’s Vaccine Taskforce. Sir John was responsible for overseeing the development of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine, and is a leading expert on vaccine development. He appears regularly in the UK and international media. Sir John will share his thoughts with Australian Scholars on coronavirus vaccines, their roll-out, and the implications of the emerging variants of the virus.
Attendees will also hear from Dr Elizabeth Kiss (Virginia & Balliol 1983), Warden and CEO of the Rhodes Trust; Tim Orton (Australia-at-Large & Magdalen 1986), ARSA President and RSA Chair; and Scholar in Residence Patrick Maclean (Victoria & Merton 2020). There will also be an opportunity for questions and some general discussion.