A report has been published from the Events Research Programme (ERP) pilots, which have been run across a range of settings, venues and activities.
Venues participating in the programme have been testing specific settings to collect evidence, and researchers have been gathering data associated with different settings.
Journalists dialled in to this briefing to hear from those involved in the programme talk and answer questions about the report.
Prof Iain Buchan, Executive Dean, Institute of Population Health, Chair of Public Health and Clinical Informatics, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Liverpool
Prof Tom Rodden, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Prof Paul Monks, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Dr Aoife Hunt, Crowd Dynamics Specialist and Associate Director, Movement Strategies
This Briefing was accompanied by an SMC Roundup of Comments.