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 […]

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 […]

Calling for mindful stitching submissions – University of Brighton

Mindful making through lockdown. University of Brighton Fashion Communications lecturer Dr Jules Findley is calling for mindful stitching submissions inspired by coronavirus restrictions. Alongside her online teaching, the new project is inspired by Dr Findley volunteering to make scrubs for health care workers via Chichester Scrubs on her industrial lockstitch machine in the evening from home. Working […]

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 […]

Student creates face shields in spare bedroom for NHS workers – Leeds Becket University

A student at Leeds Beckett University has created face shields to protect front-line NHS healthcare workers as they treat coronavirus patients – using a 3D printer. Taylor Overton-Barrett’s team has already made and donated hundreds of free masks to care homes, GPs, pharmacies, medical centres, paramedics and nurses. The third-year LBU student found a design […]

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