Partnership supports more than 200 pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds – Coventry University

A partnership between City Year UK and Coventry University has supported more than 200 Coventry school pupils identified as being most at risk of not fulfilling their potential. Coventry University partnered with City Year UK in 2019 to expand the charity’s UK programme to Coventry. Twenty young people, including Coventry University students, spent a year […]

Free places at virtual Saturday clubs for year 10 pupils – Staffordshire University

Popular Saturday Clubs designed to excite local school pupils about Art and Science are due to launch online It is the second year that Higher Horizons+ in collaboration with Staffordshire University is running the national Saturday Clubs for Year 10 pupils across Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and Cheshire. This year, the Saturday Clubs will have a ‘blended […]

Big brands cashed in on Covid-19 – University of Edinburgh

Major producers of alcohol, junk food and soft drinks have used Covid-19 to promote products at the expense of public health, research suggests. A new report involving Edinburgh researchres details hundreds of examples of leading brands leveraging the coronavirus pandemic to further their corporate interests. Manufacturers of unhealthy food and drinks – and producers of alcohol […]

Global consortium launches new study into long-term effects of COVID-19 – University of Oxford

The International Severe Acute Respiratory and emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC), based at Oxford University, in collaboration with Dr Janet Scott, of the MRC-University of Glasgow’s Centre for Virus Research, has launched a longitudinal observational study to measure prevalence and risk factors of long-term health and psychosocial consequences of COVID-19. The researchers are inviting hospitals and […]

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