Benefits claims during COVID-19, abuse of shopworkers doubles during lockdown and be careful when cuddling your pet – 29th June

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Here’s a round-up of some of the latest stories about UK university COVID-19 projects and initiatives shared on social media over the weekend.  

1. The Open University shares research findings of how carers can be best supported after the COVID-19 pandemic. 

2. London School of Economics (LSE) comments on a major national research project into the benefits system during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

3. University of Manchester academics who joined the NHS frontline during the COVID-19 crisis share their experiences on the University website. 

4. Teesside University supports new, local businesses as the lockdown lifts with a ‘re-incubation’ programme to help them recover and thrive. 

5. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) academics discuss the relevance of anthropology and social science when searching for solutions to address the COVID-19 pandemic. 

6. The University of Bristol calls out for participants to contribute to a global study into the impact of COVID-19 on physical and psychological health.

7. University of Huddersfield professor contributes to an article providing expert tips for students concerned about the impact of lockdown on university life. 

8. City, University of London criminologist examines the rise in abusive and violent incidents against shopworkers during the lockdown. 

9. University of Brighton virologist urges people with pets to be cautious as cuddling can transmit COVID-19 either way. 

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