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Warwick Academic helping to inform London's response to Covid-19 lockdown

Dr Theo Damoulas, associate Professor in Data Science at the University of Warwick and Deputy Programme Director for the Turing’s Data-centric Engineering programme is working with GLA, TfL, Microsoft and other Universities to help inform London's response to the Covid-19 lockdown in a project called "Odysseus", which aims to understand 'London's busyness'.

Fri 29 May 2020, 12:40 | Tags: Statistics, research, coronavirus, Sciences

Academic returns to nursing to help NHS in pandemic

Charlotte Croft has swapped the lecture theatre for a hospital theatre after returning to nursing to help the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Associate Professor of Human Resource Management left her role as a nurse at Nottingham University Hospital in 2013 to work in academia, but decided to answer the Government’s call to return to the frontline to help the thousands suffering from Coronavirus

Thu 28 May 2020, 17:00

Researchers call to record the landscape of the pandemic

‘The Viral Archive’ is a collaborative project between archaeologists at the University of Warwick, University College Cork (Ireland), and University College London, that is sending out a global invitation, for you to capture the visual record of the signs, marks, and graffiti that are keeping us safe, together, and uplifted during this pandemic.

Thu 28 May 2020, 15:07 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, coronavirus, Sciences

500 scientists, including the University of Warwick, to map COVID-19 effects and treatments in patients’ blood

A new coalition of more than 500 scientists from around the world, including the University of Warwick, has been created to share data on COVID-19 gleaned from the use of mass spectrometry techniques which examine people’s blood and other biomarkers.

Thu 28 May 2020, 14:04 | Tags: Chemistry, coronavirus, Sciences

Previously claimed memory boosting font “Sans Forgetica” does not actually boost memory

It was previously claimed that the font Sans Forgetica could enhance people’s memory for information, however researchers from the University of Warwick and the University of Waikato, New Zealand, have found after carrying out numerous experiments that the font does not enhance memory.

Thu 28 May 2020, 10:07 | Tags: psychology, Sciences

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