E-whiteboards helping to share vital health information

Innovation experts at Swansea University are playing a key role in improving the way hospitals use information about patients. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your national and local authorities. The university says staff from the … Continue reading E-whiteboards helping to share vital health information

How you could help researchers understand more about living through coronavirus

Has living with isolation and social distancing inspired you to put pen to paper? If so, you could be part of an unique social research project examining how society lives through a pandemic. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information … Continue reading How you could help researchers understand more about living through coronavirus

Cardiff University cancer researchers switch to helping develop a coronavirus vaccine

The team at Cardiff University School of Medicine usually work on reprogramming viruses so they can target and kill cancer, but are now focusing their efforts to help in the fight against coronavirus. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information … Continue reading Cardiff University cancer researchers switch to helping develop a coronavirus vaccine

South Wales consortium established to support NHS coronavirus response

Teams from across Swansea University are coming together to support a newly established consortium, SWARM (The South Wales Additive and Rapid Manufacturing Consortium), in its mission to support NHS Wales’ coronavirus response. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on … Continue reading South Wales consortium established to support NHS coronavirus response

Snake venom did not evolve for self-defence

It’s estimated that every year, over one hundred thousand human deaths can be attributed to snakebite from the world’s seven hundred venomous snake species, all inflicted in self-defence when the snakes feel threatened by encroaching humans. However, Swansea University reports new research by its experts and colleagues from Bangor University has concluded snake venom didn’t … Continue reading Snake venom did not evolve for self-defence

Monthly survey to gauge the mental health of the UK under coronavirus

A mental health charity has teamed up with universities across the UK to monitor the country’s psychological wellbeing. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your national and local authorities. The Guardian reports they will conduct monthly … Continue reading Monthly survey to gauge the mental health of the UK under coronavirus

Universities researching UK attitudes to coronavirus

A research projects aimed at gauging the UK public’s attitude and responses to the coronavirus pandemic has been launched. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your national and local authorities. Cardiff University reports its experts, and … Continue reading Universities researching UK attitudes to coronavirus

Repeat offenders’ lifestyles may put them at a higher risk of coronavirus

The “impulsive and risk-taking” lifestyles of repeat offenders means they are likely to be at higher risk of catching and spreading coronavirus, according to a leading criminologist. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your national and … Continue reading Repeat offenders’ lifestyles may put them at a higher risk of coronavirus

Welsh scientists helping track the spread of coronavirus

The COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium (COG-UK) brings together experts from across the NHS, academia and public health agencies for large scale, rapid sequencing and analysis of the disease. This information can then be quickly shared with hospitals, the NHS and the government to help inform their response to the pandemic. For accurate and up to … Continue reading Welsh scientists helping track the spread of coronavirus

Coronavirus death rate in Wuhan is lower than previously thought

A new study reports that people who became sick from the coronavirus in the Chinese city where the outbreak began likely had a lower death rate than previously thought. For accurate and up to date information on coronavirus please go to gov.uk/coronavirus. If you’re outside the UK please see the information on coronavirus from your … Continue reading Coronavirus death rate in Wuhan is lower than previously thought

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