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Ventilators, visors, volunteers and testing - More than a dozen more ways Warwick staff & students are helping respond to the pandemic

I promised to come back to you soon to tell you about even more about the work of many more of our dedicated staff and students I these challenging times and today I am keeping that promise. Here many more ways in which our students and staff are helping from ventilators, visors, and volunteering to helping produce more COVID-19 testing ,and providing online computing experiments for primary school children now learning at home.

In many cases we can’t name the individuals as we want to leave them in peace to get on with their work but where we can they are named below.

Once again I want to give my personal thanks to each and every one of them – they are all inspiring people that are helping us all in these difficult times.”

Professor Stuart Croft

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick


Medical students volunteer to join the NHS fight against COVID-19 across Coventry and Warwickshire

L to R, Casie Sweeney, Professor Kiran Patel, Chief Medical Officer at UHCW, Jodie Taylor, Adeola Salau, Jonny Kaberry and Mariam Pereira.Medical students are from today (1 April) supporting health services across Coventry and Warwickshire to help fight COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 120 final year students from Warwick Medical School at The University of Warwick will initially be employed by the NHS locally to deliver vital support to existing medical and other clinical staff to help with the response to Coronavirus.

Wed 01 Apr 2020, 08:39 | Tags: Health, WMS, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Impact of marine carbon on climate change to be investigated by Warwick Scientists

Professor Scanlan has been awarded €2.5 million from the ERC, which will be used to investigate virus inhibition of Oceanic CO2 fixation, in a project called ‘VirFix’.

Tue 31 Mar 2020, 13:08 | Tags: Grants, climate change, Life Sciences, ERC, marine, Sciences

How to protect your sleep during the Covid-19 pandemic

Researchers from the Department of Psychology at the University of Warwick, have put together a poster with tips to protect your sleep for students, however it can also apply to the general population in a time when their mental health and sleep may be suffering.

Mon 30 Mar 2020, 16:51 | Tags: psychology, mental health, sleep, coronavirus, Sciences

Five ways in which University of Warwick staff and students are assisting in the response to the pandemic

Left to right University of Warwick Chemistry stores manager Steve Dawson; Neil Gillespie, Senior Civil Engineering Technician School of Engineering; Alan Warwood Head of Facilities in Estates;  & Kevin Murphy Chemistry Core technician with one of the loads of PPE supplies delivered to UCHW “There are many ways in which universities can actively assist in the response to the pandemic. Many of our staff and students have not just been asking how they can help but they have simply got on and done so. Here are just five of things those colleagues and students are doing now, some of whom are named below. I want to give my personal thanks to each and every one of them make note of what they have done to help. I hope very soon to be able to tell you about even more about the work of many more of our dedicated staff and students I these challenging times”

Professor Stuart Croft, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick
Thu 26 Mar 2020, 12:47 | Tags: University of Warwick, Engineering, research, Chemistry, WMS

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