Record 1.5 million UK users log on to outreach website following closure of schools – University of Cambridge

After supporting more than 1.5 million UK schoolchildren, parents and teachers when the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools in March, mathematicians from a Cambridge University outreach programme are helping pupils get back on track now classrooms have reopened. The NRICH maths project – which provides thousands of free online mathematics resources for ages 3 to 18 […]

Learn from COVID-19 pandemic to prevent environmental catastrophe – University of Exeter & University of Cambridge

Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic could help avert global warming and mass species extinction, a team of scientists and policy experts have argued. Researchers, including from the University of Exeter Business School, say measures to contain COVID-19 – such as the need for early intervention to reduce death and economic damage and curbing aspects of […]

Air pollution could help London transport planners fight COVID-19 – University of Birmingham

Measuring air quality across London could help fight COVID-19 by providing a rapid means of deciding whether to reduce public transport movement – given strong links between exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 transmission, a new study reveals. Analysis of air pollution, COVID-19 cases and fatality rates in London demonstrates a connection between increased levels […]

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