Dr Jonathan Read

Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics

Research Overview

My research interests focus on understanding the transmission and evolutionary dynamics of infectious diseases. A substantial part of this interest lies in understanding transmission patterns and their relation to networks of interaction between hosts. This has motivated the development of methods and ways to measure social contact patterns, to improve population-scale and individual-based models of transmission. I am also intersted in understanding the behavioural responses of people to infections and epidemics, as well as interaction patterns at larger spatial scales and human mobility modelling.