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Jasmina Panovska-Griffiths

Lecturer in Probability and Statistics and Senior Research Fellow in Infectious Disease Modelling, University of Oxford

Dr Jasmina Panovska-Griffiths is a a Lecturer in Probability and Statistics at The Queen's College, Oxford University and a Senior Research Fellow within the Big Data Institute and the Pandemic Sciences Institute at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford.

She is senior mathematical modeller with BA, MMath and DPhil in mathematical modelling from Oxford University. She has over ten years experience of modelling infectious diseases including HIV and influenza. JPG regularly develops, parametrises, calibrates and uses models to answer different policy questions. She has in the past advised the UK Department of Health and Social Care and the World Bank working across different projects.

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, JPG has been using modelling to better understand the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and its variants and to evaluate different interventions such as the impact of reopening schools in September 2020, and the impact of lifting restrictions at different stages of the Reopening Roadmap of 2021.


  • 2021–present
    Lecturer, The Queen's College, University of Oxford


    BA , University of Oxford
    DPhil , University of Oxford
    Math, University of Oxford

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
  • Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and Applications
  • Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health