Track, trace and contain – but don't keep our data: Ethical and legal worries of the NHSX App

Track, trace and contain – but don't keep our data: Ethical and legal worries of the NHSX App
Description
On Thursday 7th May the UK Government began the roll out of its Covid-19 Contact Tracing App on the Isle of Wight, however if government want to hold our data we need more clarity.
Date:
28/05/2020
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research

COVID-19 Weekly Briefing, 25 May 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Briefing, 25 May 2020
Description
This weekly briefing (25 May 2020) outlines some of the ways in which the University of Birmingham is working with our local partners and community to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.
Date:
27/05/2020

Education project launched to understand Birmingham learning at home during COVID-19

Education project launched to understand Birmingham learning at home during COVID-19
Description
The University of Birmingham and Birmingham City Council are working together to study the implications of the shutdown on schools, teachers, pupils and parents due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
22/05/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

High doses of vitamin D supplementation has no benefit in preventing or treating COVID-19

High doses of vitamin D supplementation has no benefit in preventing or treating COVID-19
Description
Scientists from the UK, Europe and the USA, including experts from the University of Birmingham, have published a vitamin D consensus paper warning against high doses of vitamin D supplementation.
Date:
21/05/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students

Relighting the economy with heat

Relighting the economy with heat
Description
There is a strong need to light a fire under the economy and decarbonisation and sustainable heat may be the best way of achieving this.
Date:
21/05/2020
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Global webinar launch – 'Living with the Pandemic in LMICs'

Global webinar launch – 'Living with the Pandemic in LMICs'
Description
University of Birmingham experts will discuss how research can help people living in Low- and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) to stay safe during the current coronavirus pandemic in the first of a new webinar series.
Date:
19/05/2020
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

COVID-19 Weekly Briefing, 18 May 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Briefing, 18 May 2020
Description
This weekly briefing (18 May 2020) outlines some of the ways in which the University of Birmingham is working with our local partners and community to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.
Date:
18/05/2020

COVID-19 disruption will lead to 28 million surgeries cancelled worldwide

COVID-19 disruption will lead to 28 million surgeries cancelled worldwide
Description
Over 28 million elective surgeries across the globe could be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic – leading to patients facing a lengthy wait for their health issues to be resolved, a new study reveals.
Date:
15/05/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

COVID-19 Weekly Briefing, 11 May 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Briefing, 11 May 2020
Description
This weekly briefing (11 May 2020) outlines some of the ways in which the University of Birmingham is working with our local partners and community to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.
Date:
11/05/2020

Researchers launch race to develop sustainable COVID-19 vaccine delivery

Researchers launch race to develop sustainable COVID-19 vaccine delivery
Description
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.
Date:
07/05/2020
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research
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