30 June 2020
To better understand what working on COVID-19 during the pandemic entails, we have interviewed RECOVER project member James Lee about his role in the project and day-to-day activities.
What is your role within RECOVER/in the COVID-19 pandemic and what it entails?
Could you tell us a little bit about the project/work you’re involved in?
My day-to-day work for MERMAIDS-ARI includes:
What is the expected impact of the work you’re doing?
In the context of COVID-19, what are some of things you’ve found easy/challenging to work with?
Easy to work with?
Challenging to work with?
Do you have any lessons to share for the future?
A big lesson we have learned from this pandemic is the importance of being able to quickly mobilise additional human resources within the institutions
James is a Senior Clinical Trials Manager at the University of Oxford Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health. James’ main focus is management and operational support of various projects within ERGO and ISARIC.
His previous role was in a Research Governance capacity for University of Oxford Sponsored studies, which included monitoring of Clinical Trials and supporting high quality research within the University. James is also a qualified exercise therapist and has undertaken research on the effects of exercise on the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia.