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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics



  • 2017-present: PhD Student, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2016-2017: MMath Mathematical Tripos Part III, St John's College, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-2016: BA Mathematical Tripos, St John's College, University of Cambridge


Maria is a member of the Disease Dynamics research group, supervised by Prof Julia Gog. Her current research interests are in mathematical modelling of the spatial transmission of influenza.


SARS-CoV-2 infection in UK university students: lessons from September–December 2020 and modelling insights for future student return
J Enright, EM Hill, HB Stage, KJ Bolton, EJ Nixon, EL Fairbanks, ML Tang, E Brooks-Pollock, L Dyson, CJ Budd, RB Hoyle, L Schewe, JR Gog, MJ Tildesley
– Royal Society Open Science
Coughs, Colds and “Freshers’ Flu” Survey in the University of Cambridge, 2007-2008
KTD Eames, M Tang, E Hill, M Tildesley, J Read, M Keeling, J Gog
Human mobility data from the BBC Pandemic project
AJK Conlan, P Klepac, A Kucharski, S Kissler, M Tang, H Fry, J Gog
Effectiveness of isolation, testing, contact tracing, and physical distancing on reducing transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in different settings: a mathematical modelling study
AJ Kucharski, P Klepac, AJK Conlan, SM Kissler, ML Tang, H Fry, JR Gog, WJ Edmunds, CMMID COVID-19 working group
– Lancet Infect Dis
Contacts in context: large-scale setting-specific social mixing matrices from the BBC Pandemic project
P Klepac, A Kucharski, AJK Conlan, S Kissler, M Tang, H Fry, J Gog
Sparking “The BBC Four Pandemic”: Leveraging citizen science and mobile phones to model the spread of disease
S Kissler, P Klepac, M Tang, AJK Conlan, J Gog

Research Group

Disease Dynamics




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