Former World Champion and Olympian launches alcohol-free hand sanitiser – Loughborough University

Liam Tancock, International Brand Director at Swimzi, has recently launched a new hand sanitiser and designer face masks in response to COVID-19. Swimzi produce pool apparel, including club kits for in and out of the pool. The team has quickly turned attention to supporting swimmers and the general population during the pandemic. They have teamed […]

Widespread facemask use could prevent a second COVID-19 wave – University of Cambridge

Even basic homemade masks significantly reduce transmission at a population level, according to latest modelling. Researchers call for information campaigns that encourage the making and wearing of facemasks. Population-wide use of facemasks keeps the coronavirus ‘reproduction number’ under 1.0, and prevents further waves of the virus when combined with lockdowns, a modelling study led by […]

Engineering facilities transformed into COVID-19 manufacturing hub – UCLan

Regional healthcare services now receiving vital supplies The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is assisting with the response to COVID-19 by manufacturing over 200 items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and vital machine parts for staff at Blackpool Victoria Hospital, and other ambulance, physiotherapy and care home staff. So far, UCLan has donated over 100 […]

Innovative research, design expertise and equipment to support NHS Wales – UWTSD’s ATiC and CBM Wales

University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s (UWTSD) innovative research and design centres ATiC and CBM Wales are providing intensive support for a newly established consortium – SWARM (The South Wales Additive and Rapid Manufacturing Consortium) in its mission to support NHS Wales’ covid-19 response. SWARM is chaired by Roger Evans MBE and run by TechHub […]

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