Tiffany Leung

Tiffany started her PhD at The University of Melbourne in 2015 under the supervision of A/Prof James McCaw and Dr Federico Frascoli, working on mathematical models of disease transmission to investigate the role of immune boosting and cross immunity, with applications to pertussis. Before embarking on a PhD, Tiffany studied the mathematical modelling of dog rabies at RMIT University, where she gained her bachelor’s degree (honours). She was a visiting student at The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in the Statistics and Decisions Analysis division, where she worked on techniques to analyse stroke clinical trial data. Outside of her academic interests, Tiffany is a jigsaw puzzle enthusiast, a cat lover, and a fan of chocolate hazelnut ice cream.