What is known about the risk of transmission of COVID-19 within post-secondary institutions and the strategies to mitigate on-campus outbreaks?
Dr Selin Akaraci is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast. Selin completed her PhD in public health at the University of Wollongong, Australia. She completed her Master’s degree in architectural design at Kumoh National institute of Technology, South Korea, and received her Bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning at Yildiz Technical University, Turkey. Selin’s research focus brings public health, urban planning, statistics, and machine learning fields together. She has particular interest in understanding the complex interaction between built environment features and public health. She is currently engaging in various research projects with international collaborators to inform planning and public health policies to promote healthier cities. Also, she is investigating potential use of artificial Intelligence methods in review studies. Selin is very keen to enhance her skills in conducting evidence synthesis.