Social contact and physical distancing behaviours during COVID-19 – University of Bristol

It is known that coronavirus spreads between close contacts. Researchers at the University of Bristol are investigating social contact patterns and physical distancing behaviours to help understand how the virus spreads. Understanding these contact patterns, and how people physically distance from each other in different settings and among different groups, will help policy makers design […]

New model leads the way to safe social distancing – University of Lancaster

Lancaster University is spearheading a unique, automated, social distancing and way-finding model for businesses preparing to re-open safely in the post-pandemic recovery. Testing out the social distancing initiative at The Storey in Lancaster.The new model, devised by the University’s new School of Architecture, uses algorithms, special design exploration processes, generative software, sympathetic signage, electronically created […]

A rolling cycle of lockdown and relaxation could reduce COVID-19 related deaths – University of Cambridge

An alternating cycle of 50 days of strict lockdown followed by 30 days of easing could be an effective strategy for reducing the number of COVID-19-related deaths and admissions to intensive care units, say an international team of researchers. This intermittent combination of strict social distancing, and a relatively relaxed period, with efficient testing, case […]

What is distancing doing to our social lives and wellbeing? – University of Nottingham

An international study to inform government response to the pandemic and understand its societal impact Since the World Health Organization’s announcement, we have “officially” been living with the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, this means not going into work or even loss of employment altogether. Others may be distraught over the loss of […]

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