Dr Lucie Gadenne, Department of Economics, writes for French newspaper Libération about the quest for a COVID-19 vaccine, and how to make it accessible to everyone around the world once it is discovered. (May 2020). Also, listen to her interview on Radio Canada here.
Schools do not play a significant role in the spread of Covid-19 in the population -- this is the result of the study carried out by the epidemiologists of the University of Warwick, in Great Britain. See also EUROPA PRESS. (Feb 21)
Belgian article about a transport link between Britain and Ireland: "It would greatly stimulate the construction sector in Great Britain and research into innovative materials and construction methods," wrote Wanda Lewis, professor emeritus of civil engineering at Warwick University. (Feb 21)
Spanish Nius Diario. Mike Tildesley, an epidemiologist at the University of Warwick and also a member of the SPI-M, told the Financial Times that he believes group immunity may work. “It all comes down to what we as a society are willing to accept . We see waves of seasonal flu and we don't close every winter, we accept a level of risk,” he said. (Feb 2021)
Professor Wyn Grant comments on the bilateral relationship between Biden's USA and Johnson's UK in the Swiss news media. (January 2021)
Professor Lawrence Young of Warwick Medical School is quoted in French news website Notre Temps commenting on the South African COVID19 variant: "It is now important to evaluate the neutralizing power of the antibodies generated by the vaccination against the variants of the virus and to study the immune response of the individuals infected with the variants" (January 2021) Also in CNN Espagnol, Wired Italia etc
According to Professor Lawrence Young of the University of Warwick School of Medicine, “the South African variant is a bit more worrying because it has more changes in the spike gene which encodes the protein which is really important for increasing the potential. infection of the virus..." (January 2021)
Podcast in French. Cécile Doustaly, researcher at CY Cergy Paris Université (a fellow EUTOPIA member), who has also researched at the University of Warwick, comments on how British artists and people in the UK culture sector are reacting in response to the pandemic and Brexit. She explains how Warwick is supporting Coventry City of Culture 2021, supporting artists and benefitting citizens. (December 2020)
German news site reports that British researchers recommend a short lockdown as a precautionary break -- authors Matt J. Keeling from the University of Warwick and Graham F. Medley from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.