Sophie Meakin

My research interests are in the application of mathematical and statistical methods to support decision-making during infectious disease outbreaks. I am currently a Research Fellow in real-time modelling of infectious disease outbreaks in the Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. I am also an R instructor with Applied Epi, supporting public health practitioners to learn and use R. I previously worked as a consultant for the World Health Organisation as part of the response to the 2018-2020 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. I have a PhD in applied mathematics (“Correlations between prevalence of endemic infection in metapopulation networks”) from the University of Warwick, UK, and an MSci in mathematics from the University of Bristol, UK.