Scientists uncover why some people lose their sense of smell due to COVID-19 – University of Reading

From the first reports coming out of Wuhan, Iran and later Italy, we knew that losing your sense of smell (anosmia) was a significant symptom of the disease. Now, after months of reports, both anecdotal and more rigorous clinical findings, Jane Parker from Reading’s Flavour Centre and Simon Gane, a Consultant Rhinologist, outline a model for […]

Air pollution could help London transport planners fight COVID-19 – University of Birmingham

Measuring air quality across London could help fight COVID-19 by providing a rapid means of deciding whether to reduce public transport movement – given strong links between exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 transmission, a new study reveals. Analysis of air pollution, COVID-19 cases and fatality rates in London demonstrates a connection between increased levels […]

New model leads the way to safe social distancing – University of Lancaster

Lancaster University is spearheading a unique, automated, social distancing and way-finding model for businesses preparing to re-open safely in the post-pandemic recovery. Testing out the social distancing initiative at The Storey in Lancaster.The new model, devised by the University’s new School of Architecture, uses algorithms, special design exploration processes, generative software, sympathetic signage, electronically created […]

Former World Champion and Olympian launches alcohol-free hand sanitiser – Loughborough University

Liam Tancock, International Brand Director at Swimzi, has recently launched a new hand sanitiser and designer face masks in response to COVID-19. Swimzi produce pool apparel, including club kits for in and out of the pool. The team has quickly turned attention to supporting swimmers and the general population during the pandemic. They have teamed […]

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