Mike Cates is Lucasian Professor of Mathematics and Royal Society Research Professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge. He co-founded the Rapid Assistance for Modelling the Pandemic (RAMP) project and will appear in BBC2's Horizon Coronavirus Special - Part 2, on Tuesday 19 May.
Professor Philip Hardie was a Senior Research Fellow and Honorary Professor of Latin until his retirement last year. He reflects on the lockdown.
Simon Blackburn was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge until his retirement in 2011. His most recent publication is On Truth (2018). He reflects on solitude.
Amartya Sen is a Nobel Laureate, Thomas W Lamont University Professor at Harvard, and Fellow and former Master of Trinity College. He considers what kind of world we can expect in the wake of the pandemic.