Lockdown seriously affecting the mental health of informal carers, new study finds

Lockdown seriously affecting the mental health of informal carers, new study finds
Description
Family carers for children and adults with intellectual disabilities have reported rates of mental health problems under lockdown that are up to 10 times higher than parents without those responsibilities.
Date:
13/10/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

'COVID-19 free' hospital areas could save lives after surgery – global study

'COVID-19 free' hospital areas could save lives after surgery – global study
Description
Setting up 'COVID-19 free' hospital areas for surgical patients could save lives during the second wave of the pandemic, a new global study reveals.
Date:
06/10/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Herd Immunity: can it protect us from COVID-19?

Herd Immunity: can it protect us from COVID-19?
Description
The term "herd immunity" is used to describe the phenomenon that individuals at risk of an infectious disease are protected by those around them with immunity against the infection. Can this protect us against COVID-19?
Date:
02/10/2020
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Global experts support maternal health professionals during pandemic

Global experts support maternal health professionals during pandemic
Description
Global health professionals are joining the latest in a series of online expert workshops aimed at improving the care of pregnant women during the current COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in low income countries
Date:
30/09/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Global experts support maternal health professionals during pandemic

Description
Global health professionals are joining the latest in a series of online expert workshops aimed at improving the care of pregnant women during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
29/09/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Lifelong Learning: a current and future imperative

Lifelong Learning: a current and future imperative
Description
The Chancellor of the Exchequer's COVID19 statement announced various measures to create new jobs and training opportunities but it should be available for various ages and not just young people.
Date:
24/09/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The pandemic has made educators move to remote learning at an unprecedented scale – research concludes that might not be a bad thing

The pandemic has made educators move to remote learning at an unprecedented scale – research concludes that might not be a bad thing
Description
Remote and blended approaches to teacher education can be as effective as face-to-face approaches concludes a new study from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
23/09/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Experts support maternal health professionals during COVID-19 pandemic

Experts support maternal health professionals during COVID-19 pandemic
Description
Health professionals around the globe can join a series of online expert workshops aimed at improving the care of pregnant women during the current COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in low- and middle-countries.
Date:
15/09/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

COVID-19 Weekly Briefing, 7 September 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Briefing, 7 September 2020
Description
This briefing (7 September 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:
07/09/2020

Scientists create blueprint to vaccinate in Bangladesh and beyond

Scientists create blueprint to vaccinate in Bangladesh and beyond
Description
Scientists will work in Bangladesh to create a blueprint to help ensure that medics can get a COVID-19 vaccine to everyone who needs it across the Global South.
Date:
05/09/2020
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research
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