Jennifer Cole

Jennifer Cole is a research fellow in the Department of Geography at Royal Holloway University London. A biological anthropologist interested in how humans influence and adapt to changing environmental conditions, particularly in the context of the human-induced changes of the Anthropocene, she is the Northern Europe Hub Co-ordinator for the Planetary Health Alliance. Cole is currently a co-investigator on two projects jointly funded by the ESRC and the Indian Department of Biotechnology under the Newton-Bhabha Fund, exploring how antimicrobial resistance emerges and spreads in agricultural environments, particularly through the farm-to-fork poultry food chain.

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Behavioral Science Proves its Worth in Tackling Viruses

The World Health Organization’s Outbreak Communications Planning Guide suggests behavior changes can reduce the spread or a viral disease by as much as 80 percent. This can mean the difference between healthcare sectors being overwhelmed or continuing to function.

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