Responding to NHS training requirements – University of Chester

The University of Chester stands ready to open its excellent new simulation facilities at its Riverside Campus to assist in preparing nurses and other frontline health and social care staff at a time of exceptional demand due to coronavirus. By opening these facilities to practice partners in the healthcare sector, the University aims to create a practice and knowledge exchange hub, so that best practice can be rapidly shared. It aims to make the […]

Scientists make hand sanitiser to support frontline professionals – The Open University

The Open University (OU) is supporting local efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) by producing much-needed hand sanitiser for healthcare professionals in Milton Keynes. With the outbreak of COVID-19, there has been unprecedented demand for hand sanitiser from the public and across the healthcare landscape, which has caused a national shortage. Scientists from […]

Robot-assisted gallery tours for art lovers in self isolation – University of the West of England

People in self isolation due to coronavirus can use robots to remotely access one of Britain’s most iconic art galleries, thanks to a unique Bristol Robotics Laboratory collaboration. In a UK first, the temporarily closed Hastings Contemporary has teamed up with the laboratory to offer its members and audiences the opportunity to visit the gallery […]

Ready to help industry in call for ventilators – University of Bradford

University of Bradford has issued an open invitation to businesses requiring help to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak. David Barker, technical services manager from the University of Bradford’s Faculty of Engineering & Informatics, says the university has a bank of high-spec machines ready at a moment’s notice. They include six specialist computer numerical control (CNC) machines, […]

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