How Air Quality Affects COVID-19 Transmission


University of Cambridge

Date: 11:30:00 - Oct 13 2021
Speakers: Professor Paul Linden
Moderators: Michael Lunn

At our recent Air Quality and Emissions event, Professor Paul Linden of the University of Cambridge discussed recent research into the relationship between the transmission of COVID-19 and indoor air quality.

Professor Linden’s 15-minute talk addresses:

  • Contemporary modelling of airborne transmission in epidemiology
  • The ratio between number of occupants and infection
  • Managing the likelihood of secondary infections
  • The nature of seasonal variation in transmission
  • How schools, hospitals and workplaces may act on these findings

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Professor Paul Linden
Professor Paul Linden (University of Cambridge)

In 1972, Professor Paul Linden received his PhD from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Physics. Since 2014, Professor Linden has served as the Director of Research for the Department.


Michael Lunn
Michael Lunn (Association for Consultancy and Engineering)

Having served as a Senior Policy Advisor for the Conservative Party and the Director of Policy and Public Affairs at the Environmental Industries Commission, Michael Lunn is currently the Head of Public Affairs for the Association for Consultancy and Engineering, ensuring that the Association is fully-informed and communicative with the public.

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