In Conversation: Vaccine Trials — in Science and Art
Portrait artist Fran Monks introduces us to her compelling photo portraits of COVID vaccine trial volunteers, taken over Zoom during lockdown, and Professor Sir Andrew Pollard, Chief Investigator for the clinical trials of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine, shares his perspective on the extraordinary scientific story.

Joining the conversation – vaccine trial volunteer Dr Helen Salisbury and Dr Silke Ackermann, Director of the History of Science Museum, Oxford.

Hosted by economist, journalist and broadcaster Tim Harford.

An online event from the History of Science Museum Oxford, in partnership with Photo Oxford.
Date: 3 November 2021, 18:00 (Wednesday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Venue: History of Science Museum, Broad Street OX1 3AZ
Venue Details: Online (Zoom)
Speakers: Fran Monks (Portrait artist), Professor Andrew Pollard (University of Oxford), Dr Helen Salisbury, Dr Silke Ackermann (History of Science Museum, Oxford), Tim Harford
Organising department: History of Science Museum
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Host: Dr Silke Ackermann (History of Science Museum, Oxford)
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Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Andrea Ruddock