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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

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

The UK Public want the NHS to be the controlling body in Covid-19 contact-tracing app – says new research

The public have massive trust in the NHS, with over half (57.4%) of participants in the study favouring prioritising controlling the pandemic over privacy, they also argue the NHS should have control and access to data in the Covid-19 contact-tracing app, new research by researchers in WMG at the University of Warwick, and at the University of Birmingham have found.

Wed 20 May 2020, 08:59 | Tags: WMG, coronavirus, Sciences

Which COVID-19 models should we use to make policy decisions?

An International group of researchers, including the University of Warwick, have developed a new process to harness multiple disease models for outbreak management, meaning public health agency can understand the merits of different management options in testing times such as these currently experienced with Covid-19.


Mon 11 May 2020, 09:01 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, infections, coronavirus, disease, Sciences

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