International study shows how COVID enforced home working could adapt to continue effectively – UEA

The first international empirical study of work from home shows there are benefits that could be maintained after the pandemic. But the new research also outlined less-positive aspects, such as the lack of boundaries between work and home, and the loss of spontaneous, creative discussions or problem-solving. Researchers at the universities of East Anglia (UEA) […]

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 […]

Pain Centre to help patients left behind in wake of pandemic – University of Bath

Our Centre for Pain Research has been active in ensuring those with debilitating chronic pain conditions continue to receive support throughout lockdown. The covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated conditions for people living with chronic pain around the world and its long-term consequences are likely to be substantial, according to researchers at the University of Bath’s Centre […]

Rapid test speeds up access to urgent care and will free up beds ahead of winter – University of Cambridge

Researchers say faster tests helped expedite access to life-saving treatments such as organ transplants – and might make all the difference later this year. “Rapidly testing admissions for SARS-CoV-2 at the point of care is essential for reducing COVID-19 transmission in hospitals, speeding up access to urgent care and allowing safe discharge to care homes” […]

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