£4 million data project to accelerate COVID-19 research – University of Dundee

A new multi-million pound research project will help scientists across the UK access the data they need more easily to help develop potential therapies and treatments for COVID-19. Experts from the Universities of Dundee, Edinburgh and Nottingham, along with Public Health England, will build the infrastructure for CO-CONNECT, a £4million UK-wide initiative to support research […]

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 […]

‘Germ Defence’ behaviour change website will help public transition to ‘new normal’ – University of Bristol

An evidence-based, behaviour change website, already proven successful in reducing infection transmissions for seasonal and swine flu, has been rapidly redeveloped and adapted in response to coronavirus. The researchers behind ‘Germ Defence’ from the universities of Bristol, Bath and Southampton hope that the quick redevelopment of the site for COVID-19 will help the public to […]

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