Rubbish piling up: the environmental impact of the COVID-19 shutdown – University of Southampton

Analysis by Professor Ian Williams and Anne Stringfellow from the University of Southampton and Keiron Roberts from the University of Portsmouth has highlighted the enormous impact of the COVID19 lockdown measures on waste management in the UK. Their analysis shows that with almost all household waste recycling centres closed, and the big increase in home […]

Children’s voices are not being heard during COVID-19 outbreak – University of Central Lancashire

Evidence from children’s rights and participation professionals shows inequalities across 20 countries in Europe New research carried out across 20 countries in Europe shows that children are consistently reporting difficulties related to COVID-19, including mental health and wellbeing problems, information shortages, problems accessing education or digital technology, and a lack of basic essentials. The research […]

Global survey shows how the public are responding to COVID-19 – Imperial College London

New survey data reveals how people across the world are behaving in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The survey, launched by Imperial College London in partnership with YouGov, is collecting insights from 30,000 individuals every week across 29 countries. Tracking how the public’s behaviours and attitudes in relation to COVID-19 are evolving over time aims […]

Students Collaborate with Patients to Create Radio Drama – Central School of Speech and Drama

A team of Central’s MA Applied Theatre students led by Dr Nicola Abraham and Jo James, Nurse Consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, have collaborated with NHS patients on Auchi Ward at Hammersmith Hospital to create an immersive radio drama entitled ‘What Goes Around Comes Around’. The project started as an applied theatre and outreach […]

Engineers 3D print 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 rapidly […]

Staff and students helping the local community to stay safe and well – University of Portsmouth

As we all face the unprecedented consequences of Coronavirus, staff and students at the University of Portsmouth have been helping those effected by the pandemic in our community. From protecting health professionals to supporting those in isolation, here are some of the ways that we are helping the local community to stay safe and well. […]

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