Data-Driven Pandemic Policy, Public Health and Policing: Snapshot Report Launch

On Tuesday 18 May 2021, OMDDAC held a webinar to launch our three Snapshot Reports, detailing our latest findings, on:

  1. Data-driven pandemic public policy;
  2. Tech-driven approaches to public health; and
  3. Policing and public safety.

Webinar begins at 01:28


The webinar began with presentations on OMDDAC’s latest findings from the Snapshot Report lead authors:

  • Rachel Allsopp – Research Fellow at Northumbria University School of Law
  • Sneha Dawda – Research Fellow at RUSI
  • Ardi Janjeva – Research Analyst at RUSI

The presentations were then followed by a panel discussion featuring:

  • Chief Inspector Christine Boyd – Operation Talla Information Cell, Police Scotland
  • Emily Jarratt – Senior Policy Advisor, Centre for Data Ethics & Innovation (CDEI)
  • Dr James Sampson-Foster – Lead Analyst (Qualitative Specialist), Coventry City Council


Keith Ditcham – Senior Research Fellow in RUSI’s Organised Crime and Policing Research Group and OMDDAC Co-Investigator.