New business support initiative to help organisations recover – Ulster University Business School

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has unveiled a new portfolio of business support services to help organisations respond to current challenges presented by COVID-19 and plan for future recovery. UUBS Executive Dean, Professor Mark Durkin said, “The resilience and creativity demonstrated by local businesses to date has been inspiring and while there is no doubt […]

COVID-19 symptom checker and advice tracker app – Ulster University

Researchers from Ulster University’s Schools of Engineering and Computing have developed an app to check for COVID-19 symptoms and provide advice. The app collects information, checks for symptoms, helps perform diagnostics and provides advice. Data from the app can also be used to aid contact tracing and inform policy and decision makers in their overall recovery strategy. A novel add-on to improve overall result accuracy is the […]

Psychologists study mental health and social impacts of COVID-19 – University of Sheffield & Ulster University

Psychologists at the University of Sheffield have launched a study of the mental health and social impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic to understand how they affect the mental health and behaviour of UK citizens.A team of experts, led by Professor Richard Bentall at the University of Sheffield, are surveying 2,000 people in the UK now, […]

Public asked to participate in self-isolation research – Anglia Ruskin University and Ulster University

ARU study is investigating the wider health and wellbeing implications of COVID-19 Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and Ulster University are conducting research to determine the public health implications of COVID-19, specifically how self-isolation is affecting the health and behaviour of UK residents. Anyone aged 18 or over and who is self-isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak […]

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