Lockdown reduced dangerous air pollutants in Indian cities by up to 54 percent – University of Surrey

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 […]

Shift from global supply chains could boost North Wales economy – Bangor University

A backlash against globalisation in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis can kick-start North Wales’s powerful manufacturing sector with a boom in cutting edge technologies like 3D printing boosting the recovery, according to a top expert. Dr Edward JonesBangor University economics lecturer Dr Edward Jones, predicts more businesses and governments will want to have their […]

Fashion and Textiles Institute produce scrubs for the NHS – Falmouth University staff

Falmouth University’s Fashion and Textiles Institute is supporting our NHS workers during the COVID-19 pandemic by producing items of PPE. The team is collaborating with Cornwall Scrubs to produce NHS-standard scrubs for frontline staff in hospitals in the county. Head of Fashion & Textiles, John Boddy said, “We are really thrilled to be supporting Cornwall […]

Engineers print 3D face shields for doctors and healthcare workers – University of Sheffield

Engineers from the University of Sheffield are responding to a national call for help in the fight against coronavirus by 3D printing face shields for doctors and healthcare workers. The response, led by Dr Pete Mylon from the University’s Faculty of Engineering, is utilising the world class engineering facilities in the University’s Diamond building to […]

Protection equipment for the NHS during COVID-19 crisis – Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University departments are helping healthcare professionals to stay safe as the number of patients infected with Coronavirus continues to rise. Staff at the University are producing and donating personal protective equipment (PPE) to staff at local healthcare facilities. A team from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences has taken all their supplies of […]

Ready to help industry in call for ventilators – University of Bradford

University of Bradford has issued an open invitation to businesses requiring help to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak. David Barker, technical services manager from the University of Bradford’s Faculty of Engineering & Informatics, says the university has a bank of high-spec machines ready at a moment’s notice. They include six specialist computer numerical control (CNC) machines, […]

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