Study reveals more than 40% of COVID-19 infections had no symptoms – Imperial College London

A study of COVID-19 in the quarantined Italian town of Vò, where most of the population was tested, reveals the importance of asymptomatic cases. The authors of the new research, from the University of Padova and at Imperial College London, published today in Nature, suggest asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people are an important factor in the transmission of COVID-19. They also argue […]

Podiatry team provided life-saving service during lockdown – University of Northampton

Lockdown may have closed most of the University of Northampton’s buildings, but one health team remained on call providing a vital, life-saving service for the community. The Podiatry Clinic is situated next door to Northampton General Hospital and doesn’t know the meaning of a ‘quiet day’. During business-as-usual periods, upwards of 100 patients can be […]

Meals continue for local community affected by COVID-19 – Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London continues to open its kitchens to provide meals for vulnerable families and individuals in the local area who are being directly affected by Covid-19. Last month, Haggerston Mutual Aid approached our catering team and other local organisations to provide immediate short-term support for their food distribution service. Our Catering team […]

Extra police powers in Covid-19 could change relationship with the public – University of Huddersfield

Serving police inspector and Huddersfield PhD researcher Dan Jones warns against police forces adopting an authoritarian or militarised approach in a new article How the police use extra powers they have received during Covid-19 will have a long-lasting effect on their relationship with the public, argues a university researcher who is also a senior police […]

Student gives back during COVID-19 crisis by working in a care home – Nottingham Trent University

MSc Management and Business Analytics international student Dishant Chavan wants to give back to others, whilst building his transferable skills. Dishant has worked in corporate roles for a Fortune 500 company in Technical Sales Engineering, before pursuing the MSc Management and Business Analytics. He saw an opportunity to improve his transferable skills, gain new and […]

Community-minded students use digital technology to bring children’s drawings to life – Kingston University

Everyday objects drawn by primary school pupils are being digitally transformed by two Kingston School of Art students as part of an innovative community project. Developed in collaboration with The Community Brain, the Colouring in Kingston project was the brainchild of second year art direction students Izzi Toovey and Josephine Miller. It was set up […]

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