neil ferguson

Social distancing destroys our lives as social beings

13 June 2020 9:00 am

A lockdown diary is an oddly negative thing. At the dinner parties that we aren’t going to, we aren’t discussing…

Why aren't broadcasters scrutinising Neil Ferguson's claims?

11 June 2020 6:35 am

Resigning in disgrace has come to take on a very different meaning than it did in the days when John…

Has lockdown worked?

30 May 2020 9:00 am

Who occupies the post of chief adviser to the prime minister is not generally an issue of great interest to…

This lockdown may kill me

16 May 2020 9:00 am

I have a new job, which is maintaining a website called Lockdown Sceptics (lockdownsceptics.org). It’s a compendium of evidence that…

This is not a natural disaster, but a manmade one

16 May 2020 9:00 am

Should our future permit an occupation so frivolous, historians years from now will make a big mistake if they blame…

Professor Lockdown’s spell has been broken

9 May 2020 9:00 am

I originally had Neil Ferguson down as a kind of Henry Kissinger figure. The professor of mathematical biology at Imperial…

Portrait of the week: Neil Ferguson quits, Rory Stewart drops out and Boris names his baby

9 May 2020 9:00 am

Home The government put its mind to the puzzle of how to get people back to work. Draft advice was…

Neil Ferguson’s remarkable fall from grace

6 May 2020 8:51 pm

I originally had Neil Ferguson down as a kind of Henry Kissinger figure. The professor of mathematical biology at Imperial…

Dissent over coronavirus research isn’t dangerous – but stifling debate is

4 April 2020 9:00 am

One of the paradoxes of the coronavirus crisis is that the need for public scrutiny of government policy has never…