TIMES TALKS are a series of special 30-minute online events, launched during January 2021 to keep subscribers company during lockdown. We pulled together a selection of your favourite columnists from The Times and The Sunday Times to help you stay entertained and well informed. This event took place on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.
Tom Whipple, science editor, The Times and Andrew Gregory, health editor, The Sunday Times have been at the forefront of every Covid related development over the past year tirelessly reporting on science and health. During this event they answer your questions, share what they have learnt and how they see the year ahead unfolding now that the vaccination programme is being rolled out to the nation.
Tom Whipple has been covering science for The Times since 2011. His career has taken him to the world's most irradiated nature reserve and the world's hottest sauna. He has travelled to the particle accelerators beneath Cern, and to the summit of Mont Blanc above. He has interviewed Stephen Hawking, dozens of Nobel laureates and Jedward. He has a mathematics degree. Read more from Tom here.
Andrew Gregory is a three-time British Press Award-winning journalist. He is the health editor of The Sunday Times, a contributing writer for The Sunday Times Magazine, and a contributor to the BBC, CNN, and NBC.
Photo credit: Tom Whipple photographed by Jay Brooks.