An ‘early warning system’ for Covid-19 variants
Northumbria University is set to develop new methods for detecting Covid-19 ‘Variants of Concern’ and identifying potential ‘Variants of Interest’ following new funding from the national genome sequencing consortium, COG-UK.
INNOVATIVE ANTIVIRAL COATING TO REDUCE SPREAD OF COVID-19
Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have been backed by the Government’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) to develop an antiviral coating suitable for use on everyday surfaces.
Northumbria University joins national genome sequencing alliance to map spread of COVID-19
Scientists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, have joined a research consortium backed by the UK government to help fight COVID-19.
Academics join global study into COVID-19 loss of smell
People who have recently experienced loss of smell are being urged to participate in a survey as a new global research group investigates the symptom as a marker of COVID-19.
Breakthrough in rapid, mass screening for the Ebola virus
A new, faster and safer way of diagnosing the Ebola virus has been developed by an academic from Northumbria University, Newcastle. Research led and carried out by Dr Sterghios Moschos at Northumbria means that patients with Ebola-like symptoms can be identified and treated much sooner and at the point of care, helping to reduce the spread of the disease and risks to others.