Experts in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences are helping us to understand how the COVID-19 global pandemic will impact our rapidly restructing society.
Supercomputing facilities set up to track the spread and evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic have received £1.2M in government funding to expand globally.
Researchers at the University of Birmingham are investigating how sex offenders have changed their behaviour in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
A new COVID-19 test that reduces testing time from 30 minutes to less than five and delivers accurate results has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
An new app which uses football as a theme to provide positive resources and support for vulnerable groups including the young and the homeless has been launched by the Street Soccer Foundation.
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.
New advice to help healthcare professionals promote exercise as a way of improving immunity has been launched by a team of medical experts and exercise scientists.
Urgent action on water security is essential to better prepare societies for future global health crises, say experts at the University of Birmingham in the UK and Northwestern University in the US.
Urgent action is needed to protect women and girls in Kenya from increased sexual and domestic violence in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Research into how young people can be supported to use online gaming safely to enhance their mental wellbeing has been launched at the University of Birmingham.
Measuring air quality across London could help fight COVID-19 by providing a rapid means of deciding whether to reduce public transport movement, a new study reveals.
In July 2020, Dr. Steve Unwin from the School of Biosciences will be part of the team leading OVAG2020, a virtual workshop for conservation professionals who work with orangutans and gibbons.
A type of virus that preys on bacteria could be harnessed to combat bacterial infections in patients whose immune systems have been weakened by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the COVID-19 disease, experts say.
COG-UK Preliminary Analysis Reveals the Frequency and Source of Virus introductions into the UK
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.
How are people using social media to support their health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic? Researchers at the University of Birmingham are launching new study to find out.
NHS staff are being offered free training to deliver a home-based cardiac rehabilitation programme to support heart failure patients affected by restricted access to cardiac rehabilitation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Regular and thorough handwashing is promoted as one of the most important contributions individuals and households can make to reducing transmission of diseases, including COVID-19.
Colleagues at the Institute for Mental Health (IMH) are supporting NHS colleagues through the COVID-19 pandemic in a number of ways.
The Government and the UK's Chief Scientific Adviser have today (Monday 23 March) backed the UK's leading clinicians and scientists to map how COVID-19 spreads and evolves using whole-genome sequencing.