Shutting schools increases Covid-19 deaths, study finds – University of Edinburgh

Shutting schools increases Covid-19 deaths, study finds Closing schools during the pandemic would result in more overall deaths in the long term than keeping them open, according to fresh analysis of the data that informed the government’s decision on lockdown. The study, led by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, also revealed that social distancing […]

Singing is no more risky than talking finds new COVID-19 study – University of Bristol

The performing arts has been badly affected during the coronavirus pandemic with live musical performances cancelled for many months because singing was identified as a potential “higher risk” activity. New collaborative research has shown that singing does not produce very substantially more respiratory particles than when speaking at a similar volume. The findings, published on […]

Britons hope to keep sustainable habits beyond lockdown – Cardiff University

Britons hope to keep sustainable habits beyond Covid-19 lockdown, research suggests Britons are keen to continue with low-carbon lifestyle choices adopted during lockdown, according to research by Cardiff University and The University of Manchester. Two wide-ranging surveys conducted by the UK Centre for Climate and Social Transformation (CAST), which is coordinated by Cardiff University, suggested […]

Yorkshire-wide initiative to help vulnerable young people – Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University have contributed creative activity postcard designs to a Yorkshire-wide initiative to distribute 8000 bags of creative materials to vulnerable young people across the region during lockdown. Image: Drawing Using Touch postcard by Jenny Scannell, Leeds Arts University Progression Team  The ‘Bags of Creativity’ include the activity postcards; an amazing array of art, […]

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