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New lab member spotlight 4!

New lab member spotlight 4! We are pleased to announce that @YorkUScience and @NSERC_CRSNG Canada are supporting @Selinthr3 this summer to work with us in assessing the burden of malaria in Africa, in terms of death and life years lost between 2000 and 2021@YUResearch

Kong research group member spotlight 2!

Kong Research Group spotlight 2! We are pleased to announce that the Faculty of Science, York University through the York Science Scholars Award (YSSA) is supporting Cameron Arboine-Williams this summer to assist us with the work we are doing at the Jane and Finch community in partnership with Black Creek Community Health Centre.

Media Coverage of our article on misinformation on social media linked to higher spread of COVID-19 in ACADIC new study

Researchers from Kong's Research Group and ACADIC say they were surprised to find social media use was related to a higher spread rate of COVID-19 early on. “This highlights the need to consider the dynamic role that social media plays in epidemics", says the Director of ACADIC and Kong's Research Group  , Jude Kong. Media Coverage […]

AIMS South Africa Webinar series on Career Advancement in Biomathematics & Biostatistics: Achievements, Challenges & Opportunities Webinar series

On April 22  2021 @ 6:30 PM SAST, Jude Kong  was a panelist at a webinar series organized by the Africa Institute of Mathematical Sciences-South Africa  on Career Advancement in Biomathematics & Biostatistics: Achievements, Challenges & Opportunities The webinar aims to provide a platform for the AIMS students across all centres to engage with inspiring mathematical scientists/role […]

Talk at the UBC Mathematical Biology group by Jude Kong

On Wednesday, June 2 at 14:05 (PDT), Jude Kong was a speaker at the University of British Columbia Mathematical Biology Seminar.  For detail information, check this link Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has passed its initial peak in most countries in the world, making it ripe to assess whether the basic reproduction number (R0) is different across countries […]

Research Group Visit and talk

Jude will be visiting Mark Lewis's research group  on Monday and will give the following talk.Title of Talk: Title: Cost and social distancing dynamics in a mathematical model of COVID-19 with application to Ontario, Canada Abstract: In this talk I will present a  mathematical model of COVID-19 in which the decision to increase or decrease […]

Upcoming talk

Jude will be giving a talk at Trent University Next Monday. Title: Social, economic, and environmental factors influencing the basic reproduction number of COVID-19 across countries Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has passed its initial peak in most countries in the world, making it ripe to assess whether the basic reproduction number R0 is different across […]

Upcoming Talk

Jude will be giving a talk on Social, economic, and environmental factors influencing the basic reproduction number of COVID-19 across countries at the University of Alberta on Nov. 16, 2020