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 […]
The COVID-19 crisis and subsequent lockdown measures have led to a dramatic reduction of harmful air pollutants across major cities in India, finds a new study from the University of Surrey. A team of 10 interdisciplinary researchers from the University of Surrey’s renowned Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE), including PhD students and post-doctoral […]
The study that has established the period of global lockdown as the longest and most prominent anthropogenic seismic noise reduction on record. Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have helped establish that Covid-19 lockdown measures led to a 50 per cent reduction in seismic noise observed around the world in early to mid-2020. Dr David […]
Top sportsman gives advice on coping with COVID-19 pandemic Published on: 23 July 2020 Former British number one tennis player Tim Henman met virtually with Newcastle University students and staff to discuss how best to stay physically and mentally healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.