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Health - Psychology - 07.05.2020
Why collective behaviour will get us through the Covid-19 pandemic
Why collective behaviour will get us through the Covid-19 pandemic
Sussex psychologist Professor John Drury is among a group of behaviour scientists giving the UK government guidance during the coronavirus pandemic.

Health - Administration - 07.05.2020
MIT's second virtual town hall addresses the months ahead
MIT’s second virtual town hall addresses the months ahead
Decisions on when to return to campus await more information but may involve a phased process and continued precautions.

Health - 07.05.2020
Covid-19: Families struggle to know what’s best for older relatives with dementia
Families need more help to make quick decisions about the care their dying older relatives with dementia should receive during Covid-19, say UCL researchers, with the support of Marie Curie and the Alzheimer's Society.

Administration - Health - 07.05.2020
Innovative projects win funding
Message from Chancellor Blank on new Title IX rules May 6, 2020 We remain committed to preventing sexual misconduct, supporting survivors and investigating complaints in a timely, impartial manner that respects the due process rights of all involved.

Health - Pharmacology - 07.05.2020
Researchers launch race to develop sustainable COVID-19 vaccine delivery
Scientists are launching a major new research project in India that will help to engineer an efficient and sustainable delivery mechanism - ready to get an eventual COVID-19 vaccine to billions of people around the globe. Researchers racing to develop, test and manufacture an effective coronavirus vaccine will also need to distribute the drug globally, but universal vaccine access is already a major challenge, particularly in low-income countries across the global South - partly due to the lack of robust cold-chains.

Pharmacology - Health - 07.05.2020
Repurposing existing drugs for COVID-19 a more rapid alternative to a vaccine, say researchers
Repurposing existing drugs for COVID-19 a more rapid alternative to a vaccine, say researchers
Repurposing existing medicines focused on known drug targets is likely to offer a more rapid hope of tackling COVID-19 than developing and manufacturing a vaccine, argue an international team of scientists in the British Journal of Pharmacology .

Health - Pharmacology - 07.05.2020
New medical foundation invests in COVID-19 research funding
Snow Medical has announced a $5.5m gift to the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne to plug coronavirus research gaps and fast-track economic recovery.

Life Sciences - Health - 07.05.2020
Engineering natural selection in microbes has implications for biofuel production, addressing antibiotic resistance
Scientists who study adaptation - or edit the genes of organisms - know the limitations inherent in conventional approaches to mutation that offer little opportunity to target individual genes without altering others as well. "So many other things change around a gene at the same time, you can't focus on how a single gene changes," said Michael Travisano , a professor in the University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences ' Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior and the BioTechnology Institute.

Pharmacology - Health - 07.05.2020
Ethics around businesses marketing unproven and unlicensed COVID-19 stem-cell-based "therapies"
As the public looks for treatments for SARS-CoV-2, some businesses in the United States are marketing unlicensed and unproven stem-cell-based "therapies" and exosome products that claim to prevent or treat the disease.

Health - 07.05.2020
J-IDEA launches coronavirus pandemic hospital planning tool
J-IDEA launches coronavirus pandemic hospital planning tool
Imperial's disease outbreak centre J-IDEA has launched a pandemic hospital planning tool to help cope with extreme surges in demand from coronavirus.

Administration - Health - 06.05.2020

Health - Computer Science - 06.05.2020
COVID-19: Tracking, data privacy and getting the numbers right
As plans for re-opening businesses, communities and schools emerge, it becomes increasingly important to better understand how many people are being infected and dying from COVID-19, and where and how the new coronavirus is transmitted. In Wednesday's Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19 event led by Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter, director of the Berkeley Institute for Data Science and professor of physics, three Berkeley faculty opened different windows onto what they're discovering about how to track and limit the spread of COVID-19.

Health - Philosophy - 06.05.2020
Should you help a sick person? UW psychology, computer science faculty study 'moral dilemmas' of COVID-19
Should you help a sick person? UW psychology, computer science faculty study ’moral dilemmas’ of COVID-19
Let's say you have a small stash of face masks in your cupboard, set aside for you and your family. Meanwhile, you've read news stories highlighting the urgent PPE needs of your local hospital.

Health - 06.05.2020
Pandemic poses greater risks, stresses for California racial minorities, poll finds
People of color in California feel the health and economic risks of the COVID-19 pandemic more acutely than white Californians, according to a new poll the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley. (Photo by Daniel Arauz via Flickr and CC BY 2.0) People of color in California face elevated health and economic risks in the COVID-19 pandemic, with less freedom to work from home and more anxiety over paying for necessities and medical care, reports a new poll from the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS).

Health - 06.05.2020
Speculation about easing lockdown has increased stress levels around COVID-19
Stress about catching and becoming seriously ill from COVID-19 has risen over the last week amid growing speculation that the UK may ease lockdown restrictions, according to the UK's largest survey of adults' wellbeing and mental health during the coronavirus epidemic led by UCL. The Covid-19 study has found that stress levels are higher among those living with children than those without.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.05.2020
Scottish Universities receive funding to find COVID-19 treatments
The Universities of Glasgow and Dundee have been awarded £225,000 to rapidly screen for potential COVID-19 treatments.

Health - 06.05.2020
Rapid coronavirus test receives major funding
Rapid coronavirus test receives major funding
A coronavirus test - which aims to deliver rapid results - has received major funding. The rapid test, being developed by researchers at Imperial College London, will also be able to detect ultra-low concentrations of the virus, meaning that patients can be diagnosed much earlier in the infection's life-cycle.

Health - 06.05.2020
Sussex Professor’s ’moving and beautifully achieved’ memoir endorsed by bestselling author, Hilary Mantel
At a time when family may feel more important than ever, a University of Sussex Professor has published a personal memoir about his, which has received glowing praise from bestselling authors including Hilary Mantel.

Health - Economics / Business - 06.05.2020
Coronavirus response: International travel information
Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Senior International Officer Lisa Alvarez-Cohen sent the following message to the campus community on Tuesday: We understand that many faculty, staff, and stude

Environment - Health - 06.05.2020
Sawyer Series: "Bread and Water," Food Insecurity and Sickness
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation granted Carnegie Mellon University $225,000 for a 2019-2020 Sawyer Seminar on "Bread and Water: Access, Belonging and Environmental Justice in the City.

Health - 06.05.2020
Germs, homes and apps: can we do more to protect people at home when a family member has coronavirus?
The paper was published by members of a team of health experts at the University of Southampton, University of Bath, University of Bristol and Public Health England and patient representatives who ha

Environment - Health - 06.05.2020
Disease-carrying mosquitoes could be common in Europe by 2030
Disease-carrying mosquitoes could be common in Europe by 2030
Climate change could mean mosquitoes that can carry diseases like dengue, zika and yellow fever become established in southern Europe within 10 years.

Health - 06.05.2020
UK public ’most concerned’ about coronavirus - more than Spain or Italy
"Risk perception" among UK population greater than in nine other countries surveyed for latest research. Appealing to prosocial motives can be an important part of solving social dilemmas during pandemics Claudia Schneider A new study of public attitudes across Europe, America and Asia has found that people in the UK have the highest overall levels of concern about coronavirus - more than Italy or Spain - while those in South Korea are the least concerned.

Innovation - Health - 06.05.2020

Health - Mechanical Engineering - 06.05.2020
Carnegie Mellon, Pitt Researchers Launch Ventilator Project
Low-cost device could address current and future shortages Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are developing a new, low-cost ventilator they

Health - 06.05.2020
Tests revolutionary treatments for depression
When Natalie Narvaez began her freshman year at the University of Minnesota, she had already been diagnosed with major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder.

Health - 05.05.2020
Introducing the UC San Diego Return to Learn Program
Program makes COVID-19 testing available to thousands of students in effort to track the novel coronavirus and better position the campus to resume in-person activities in the fall University of Cali

Health - Pharmacology - 05.05.2020
Remdesivir, tested at Stanford Medicine, authorized for emergency use against COVID-19
Stanford Medicine researchers who participated in two separate clinical trials are encouraged by data indicating that remdesivir can treat COVID-19.

Health - 05.05.2020
Should we wear face masks?
Claire Horwell in our Department of Earth Sciences and Fiona McDonald in the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) , Australia, consider the mixed messages behind face mask use during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Health - 05.05.2020
Thousands of local people take part in ground-breaking coronavirus research
Over 6000 took part in this ground-breaking research within the first 3 weeks of it launching, which is being conducted by Children of the 90s , a study from the University of Bristol.

Health - 05.05.2020
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson give big boost to UCLA COVID-19 research
It's not often that a public health study gets a major visibility boost from a Hollywood power couple.

Health - Pharmacology - 05.05.2020
New report models Italy’s potential exit strategy from COVID-19 lockdown
Researchers have analysed the likely impact of easing lockdown measures in Italy and the impact on transmission of coronavirus. Reducing lockdown measures in Italy could lead to a larger spike in coronavirus deaths than previously seen in some regions, their report warns. The analysis comes from the Imperial team modelling the spread and impact of COVID-19.

Health - Law - 05.05.2020
UCL law clinic steps up to offer support during crisis
UCL's Centre for Access to Justice (CAJ) is continuing to offer free legal advice on social welfare issues to ensure that vulnerable adults have a lifeline of support throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Health - 05.05.2020
COVID-19-related food insecurity
COVID-19-related food insecurity
COVID-19 and other looming threats could make it much harder for people to access food. David Lobell, director of Stanford's Center on Food Security and the Environment, outlines likely scenarios and possible solutions.

Social Sciences - Health - 05.05.2020

Health - 05.05.2020
Archive keen to capture life in the time of Covid-19
An archive that documents the everyday experiences of people in the UK is experiencing a boom in interest from researchers and contributors during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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