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Health - Business / Economics - 26.03.2020
Staying safe during the coronavirus crisis
In recent weeks, we have seen the whole of the UK come together in support of each other during the coronavirus crisis.

Environment - Health - 26.03.2020
Case studies provide in-depth lessons about sustainability
Well before COVID-19 forced faculty to figure out how to teach their courses online, a multidisciplinary project to develop online case studies for sustainability was being developed across the University of Michigan.

Astronomy / Space Science - 26.03.2020
Looking Up From the Mountaintop: Q&A With a Telescope Instrument's Lead Observer
Looking Up From the Mountaintop: Q&A With a Telescope Instrument’s Lead Observer
Satya Gontcho A Gontcho sets her sights high - on millions of distant galaxies and quasars that will be mapped in 3D by the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument It's one thing to design, assemble, and install a next-generation telescope instrument.

Social Sciences - 26.03.2020
Mainstream feminism is broken, says Sussex expert in new book
Mainstream feminism is broken, says Sussex expert in new book
Me, Not You: The Trouble with Mainstream Feminism by Alison Phipps is published on 6 April 2020 A new book by Alison Phipps , Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Sussex, pulls back the curtain on #MeToo and other recent feminist campaigns against sexual violence.

Business / Economics - Philosophy - 26.03.2020
Financial, economic actions during crisis may be rational, if not ethical
FACULTY Q&A Wild stock market gyrations and runs on toilet paper as well as other home goods might seem like acts spurred by financial and economic fear and panic.

Life Sciences - Psychology - 26.03.2020
Hoarding is not a strange behavior during times of crisis
FACULTY Q&A The COVID-19 pandemic has rampantly heightened stress and anxiety during these uncertain times, leading some to hoard groceries such as toilet paper, eggs, meats, bread and hand sanitizer.

Health - Mechanical Engineering - 26.03.2020
MIT-based team works on rapid deployment of open-source, low-cost ventilator
MIT-based team works on rapid deployment of open-source, low-cost ventilator
Clinical and design considerations will be published online; goal is to support rapid scale-up of device production to alleviate hospital shortages.

History / Archeology - 26.03.2020

Health - 26.03.2020
Vital support for Swiss hospitals
The expected surge in coronavirus patients is pushing Swiss hospitals to the very limits of their capacity. Equipment, consumables and other resources are desperately needed. Researchers right across Switzerland can provide valuable support through pooled resources. The ETH Domain has set up a dedicated platform "Academic Resources for COVID" to coordinate their efforts.

Health - 26.03.2020
J-IDEA's Neil Ferguson tells MPs lockdown can help NHS manage coronavirus
J-IDEA’s Neil Ferguson tells MPs lockdown can help NHS manage coronavirus
Imperial's Neil Ferguson, Director of J-IDEA, has told MPs that the current UK lockdown could keep the coronavirus outbreak at manageable levels.

Environment - Media - 26.03.2020
The value of science for critical decisions
In crises such as coronavirus, the value of research and facts becomes clear. Even when experts don't (and can't) have all the answers, we've got to listen to what they have to say, says Reto Knutti.

Health - Administration - 26.03.2020
David Nabarro says coronavirus challenges can be averted with rapid action
David Nabarro says coronavirus challenges can be averted with rapid action
The WHO's coronavirus special envoy and Imperial academic David Nabarro says the challenges faced by Italy and Iran can be avoided with rapid action.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2020
MIT-affiliated companies take on Covid-19
MIT-affiliated companies take on Covid-19
A variety of companies with MIT ties are working to address aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Several of those initiatives are being led by companies that were founded by MIT alumni, professors, students, and researchers.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2020
Stanford Medicine leadership offers updates, assurances on COVID-19
Leaders of the Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children's Health answered questions about COVID-19 and discussed how Stanford Medicine is addressing the outbreak.

Health - 25.03.2020
Social distancing and coronavirus: What are the implications on mental health?
Social distancing and coronavirus: What are the implications on mental health?
Social connection is a primary way to cope with mental health difficulties and stress.

Health - Social Sciences - 25.03.2020
E-learning could train community health workers to help COVID-19 efforts
E-learning could train community health workers to help COVID-19 efforts
UK researchers say an emergency programme to train thousands of community health workers could help vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 pandemic. Writing in a comment piece today in The Lancet , they suggest a large-scale programme could train a workforce to help the estimated 1.5 million elderly and vulnerable people in the UK who may be in isolation for 12 weeks.

Business / Economics - Health - 25.03.2020
Supply chain outlook: Why the situation varies by industry
Supply chain outlook: Why the situation varies by industry
MIT Yossi Sheffi describes the supply chain landscape in the U.S., from food security to concerns about medical supplies.

Business / Economics - 25.03.2020
Supply chain outlook: The timing of the slowdown
Supply chain outlook: The timing of the slowdown
With the Covid-19 virus disrupting the global economy, what is the effect on the international supply chain? In a pair of articles , MIT News examines core supply-chain issues, in terms of affected industries and the timing of unfolding interruptions.

Earth Sciences - Palaeontology - 25.03.2020
In Earth’s largest extinction, land die-offs began long before ocean turnover
Researchers dated ash deposits from this hill, called a koppie in South Africa. The lower part of koppie Loskop exposes strata from before the end-Permian extinction (Palingkloof Member of the Balfour Formation), while the upper part contains layers deposited after the extinction (Katberg Formation).

Transport - Social Sciences - 25.03.2020
Women 10% more likely than men to report feeling unsafe on city public transport
A worldwide study of 327,403 metro and bus passengers found that women are ten per cent more likely to feel unsafe than men on urban public transport.

Social Sciences - 25.03.2020
Publicly shaming harassers may be popular but it doesn’t bring justice
You've been harassed online and the social platform has removed the offending post, so that's it, right? End of story. University of Michigan researchers say, "Not so fast.” Sarita Schoenebeck, associate professor at the U-M School of Information, says current means of dealing with online harassment mirror the criminal justice system by penalizing the perpetrator, but they don't address justice and fairness for the person who has been wronged.

Administration - Health - 25.03.2020
Oxford University launches world’s first COVID-19 government response tracker
The new tracker records and compares governmental measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic worldwide.

Environment - 25.03.2020
Grocery shopping during a pandemic: U-M sustainability expert discusses
Grocery shopping during a pandemic: U-M sustainability expert discusses
FACULTY Q&A As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, University of Michigan sustainability expert Shelie Miller discusses grocery shopping behavior, panic buying, the supply chain and food waste.

Health - Life Sciences - 25.03.2020
COVID-19 in a world made ripe for pandemics
Emerging infectious diseases have become more likely - and more likely to be consequential - partly as a result of how people move around the planet and relate to the natural world.

Environment - 25.03.2020
Renewable energy developments threaten biodiverse areas
More than 2000 renewable energy facilities are built in areas of environmental significance and threaten the natural habitats of plant and animal species across the globe.

Computer Science / Telecom - 25.03.2020

Health - 25.03.2020
Analysis: Household cleaning products which are effective against coronavirus
Dr Lena Ciric (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) gives tips on which household products are best at killing Covid-19 coronavirus. COVID-19 has only been around for a few months, so at this point scientists don't know that much about it. But more is being learned every day. We now know, for example, it can live on surfaces for up to nine days and survives in the air for a few hours.

Social Sciences - 25.03.2020

Health - History / Archeology - 25.03.2020
New outbreak, familiar anxieties
Stanford historian Kathryn Olivarius discusses her research into antebellum New Orleans and how the yellow fever epidemic shaped the region economically and socially - at a devastating and deadly cost.

Health - Pharmacology - 25.03.2020
New global guidelines launched to reduce surgical site infection and antimicrobial resistance
New international surgical guidelines will help to save thousands of lives in Lowand Middle-income Countries (LMIC) countries by standardising and improving practice in surgery.

Health - 24.03.2020
Universities launch research project on UK attitudes to coronavirus pandemic
One of the first research projects aimed at gauging the UK public's attitude and responses to the coronavirus pandemic is being launched.

Social Sciences - Health - 24.03.2020

Social Sciences - Career - 24.03.2020

Social Sciences - 24.03.2020
Into psychological and social effects of Covid-19
UCL has launched a study into the psychological and social effects of Covid-19 in the UK. Researchers are aiming to recruit a large sample of adults living in the UK to help understand the effects of coronavirus and social distancing measures on individuals.

Life Sciences - Health - 24.03.2020
ETH makes laboratory equipment available for coronavirus tests
Coronavirus testing is an essential part of identifying infected people and curbing the spread of the pandemic. To speed up the testing process, the Department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zurich has made its laboratory equipment available to the canton of Thurgau. The first step of a coronavirus test is to swab the person's mouth, nose or throat.

Business / Economics - Administration - 24.03.2020

Innovation - 24.03.2020
EPFL startup merges the real and virtual worlds
EPFL startup CREAL has developed a new technology that brings real-life detail and depth to the virtual world.

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