Goldsmiths, University of London is working with Imperial College London researchers and the UK games industry to develop and release a Tetris-inspired educational game for young people to learn about Covid-19 and the importance of social distancing. CovidBlox is a free mobile game for young people aged 11-18 to learn about the way the Covid-19 […]
Musicians of Liverpool City Region (LCR) are being asked to contribute to essential research into the effects of Covid-19 on the local music scene. The University of Liverpool’s Department of Music has teamed up with Bido Lito! Magazine to coordinate research into the effects of lockdown and social distancing on Liverpool City Region’s crucial music […]
Academic project to document our relationship with food A group of food lovers has launched a project to document our complex relationship with food during the pandemic.
A chocolate research centre in Reading will be maintaining strict quarantine conditions, even as the COVID-19 lockdown has begun to lift. That’s because the University of Reading continues to operate the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre during the global coronavirus pandemic, as it has done for the past 35 years, with scientists and technicians operating under […]
A new research project has launched called ‘Nature up close and personal: A wellbeing experiment’, investigating the relationship between nature connectedness and wellbeing. The collaboration between the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), the University of Derby and the British Science Association (BSA) is asking the public to get up close and personal with […]
Journalist and Goldsmiths, University of London BA Journalism lecturer Ellie Levenson writes children’s books as Eleanor Levenson, and is founder of a publishing house, Fisherton Press. Her latest book, We Love the NHS has been written for kids aged 3-8 to explain what the NHS is, why it was founded, how it is funded, who […]
The initiative is a result of a year-long collaboration between Queen Mary’s pro bono commercial law clinic, qLegal, and Strathmore University’s Entrepreneurship Law Clinic. Queen Mary’s qLegal, based at CCLS, is advising Strathmore University’s Entrepreneurship Law Clinic on how to deliver tailored legal advice to social enterprises, charities and entrepreneurs in Kenya. Queen Mary’s Centre […]
Ministers told children must be free to play with friends to ease stress of life in lockdown Government ministers are being urged by an expert panel to prioritise children’s play and socialising over formal learning when lifting the UK’s Coronavirus lockdown. Children must be given ample opportunity for play and interaction with their peers as […]