Latest COVID-19 commentary from the College of Life and Environmental Sciences

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.

Protecting Apes from COVID-19


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.

Bacterial predator could help reduce COVID-19 deaths


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.