Supporting graduates, vaccine trials and how COVID-19 has affected dementia research – 25th June

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Here’s our round-up of the stories shared on social media over the last 24 hours.

  1. Univerisites UK is calling on policymakers and businesses to help universities support their students and recent graduates.
  1. BBC News spoke to the first volunteers to receive Imperial College’s trial vaccine
  1. Professor Andrew Pollard spoke to the Guardian about when we can expect a successful global COVID-19 vaccine.
  1. How has Covid-19 affected research into dementia? UEA researchers and Alzheimer’s UK are joining together for a free online event to explore the topic.
  1. Loss of smell is a common COVID-19 symptom, University of Reading researchers discuss the issue and how nose physiotherapy could help get patients their smell back.
  1. More than 200 student doctors and 98 student nurses from the University of Liverpool volunteered for the frontline during the pandemic. One of the recent graduates shared her story:
  1. The Office for Students has celebrated the University of Northampton’s counselling service.
  1. University of Greenwich Sociology Lecturer, Dr Louise Owusu-Kwarteng and Law Lecturer Louise Hewitt have contributed to a new publication: “Together: An anthology from the COVID-19 pandemic” which is available today.

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