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OUR NEXT WEBINAR

Friday, 5 June 2020, 12 pm – 1 pm

More details to come. Stay tuned!

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PREVIOUS WEBINARS

Webinar #5 – 22 May 2020: The economic impact of COVID-19 and the likely short and long run economic impacts of the policy responses to it.

Video is now online: (click on image below)

Q & A from Webinar – these are questions that our panellists took time to answer that weren’t covered in the webinar.

Presentation slides from Pascalis Raimondos

Presentation slides from Danielle Wood

Moderator:

  • Emeritus Professor Allan Layton – VP Resourcing and Development, Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Panelists:

  • Professor Tony Makin – Professor of Economics, Griffith Business School
  • Professor Pascalis Raimondos – Head of School, Economics and Finance, QUT Business School
  • Danielle Wood – Budget Policy Program Director, Grattan Institute
  • Gene Tunny – Director, Adept Economics

Webinar #4 – 8 May 2020: “Precedents for the Unprecedented: COVID-19 Historical Perspectives”

Video is now online: (click on image below)

Moderator:

  • Emeritus Professor Alan Lawson – Secretary, Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Panellists:

  • Professor Alison Bashford, FBA, FAHA, FRHistS, FRSN – Professor of History and Director of the New Earth Histories Research Program, University of New South Wales. (Australia’s borders and disease protection in the past)
  • Professor Frank Bongiorno AM, FRHistS, FASSA, FAHA – Head, School of History, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. (Pandemics, Australian History and COVID-19)
  • Emeritus Professor Philip Almond, FAHA – Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, The University of Queensland. (Is God’s existence compatible with the Plague?)
  • Dr Tom Aechtner – Senior Lecturer in Religion and Science, and Westpac Research Fellow, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, The University of Queensland. (Vaccine Uptake Challenges: Distrust, Danger, and Confidence)

 

Webinar #3 – 24 April 2020: “Data in the time of COVID-19: Is truth the first casualty?”

Video is now online: (click on image below)

Moderator:

  • Emeritus Professor Helen Chenery – President, Queensland Academy of Arts and Science.

Panellists:

  • Professor Paul Glasziou – Director, Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare; Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University.
  • Dr Dylan Flaws – Associate Professor – QUT; Head of Mental Health Research – Critical Care Research Group; Psychiatry Advanced Trainee – RBWH.
  • Professor Luke Connelly – Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH) and Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland; Department of Sociology and Business Law, The University of Bologna.
  • Dr Cassandra Cross – Senior Research Fellow, Cybersecurity Cooperative Research Centre, Senior Lecturer, School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology.

Webinar #2 – 14 April 2020: What Data can tell us about COVID19

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Webinar #1 – 27 March 2020: What Data can tell us about COVID19

Q & A from Webinar – these are questions that our panellists took time to answer that weren’t covered in the webinar.

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