Latest Coronavirus (Covid-19) news
See the latest Coronavirus (Covid-19) news.
UK’s first survey documenting the lives of ethnic and religious minority people during Covid-19 launches
Dr Laia Becares has shaped the UK’s first survey on the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic on the lives of 17,000 ethnic and religious minority people.
Leading food academics call for emergency procedures to protect UK food supplies in open letter to Boris Johnson
The UK Government is failing in its duty to protect food supplies and support healthy nutrition in the face of the twin threats of Covid and Brexit.
Don't follow the herd: How governments' tough Covid restrictions can help limit economic damage
Countries with more stringent government responses to the coronavirus crisis benefitted from lower levels of investor herding, new research indicates.
One in five financially-struggling families say a lack of food makes home-learning difficult
Less advantaged children struggle with noise, lack of space, resources and food when home-learning, shows a new study from the University of Sussex.
Royal Marines receive donation of 1,000 University of Sussex face shields for mass vaccination programme
The face shields will be used by the Royal Marines, should they be required to assist with the roll-out of the mass vaccination programme nationwide.
In with the in-group: Covid-19 and public compliance
A new study has key insights into behavioural interventions and human compliance in relation to Covid-19 restrictions.
Engineers ready to supply local business and organisations with high-quality PPE
Not-for-profit ClickShieldUS are able to produce at least 1,000 shields a week to supply local businesses and organisations.
University leaders give Covid assurances to the city
Professor Adam Tickell and Professor Debra Humphris have stressed their institutions’ commitment to public health during these challenging times.
New study reveals flaws in UK Coronavirus testing system after comparison with other countries
A comparative analysis led by SPRU academics finds room for improvement in the Find, Test, Trace, Isolate, Support (FTTIS) systems of six countries.
Lockdown at home less stressful than school for children with SEND, new study finds
The majority of children with SEND felt less stress and anxiety away from school and at home during lockdown, according to a survey of parent carers.
Working from home is more effective than keeping kids off school in tackling Covid – new study
A new study from University of Sussex mathematicians shows that working from home is more effective than keeping kids off school in tackling Covid-19.
People outside early hit cities may be most at risk from second Covid wave
People outside early hit cities may be particularly vulnerable in a second wave due to the large susceptible populations, shows new Sussex research.
SEND back to school: New study to help ease school return for children with special educational needs
Sussex academics launch a new study to help schools prepare for the return of children with special educational needs under Covid-19 restrictions
University of Sussex students take up summer internships to help local businesses recover from Covid-19
The University Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) and Santander Universities UK are co-funding 30 intern positions supporting local businesses.
Mental health concerns: New survey finds majority of LGBTQ+ community showing signs of stress and depression
More than two-thirds of LGBTQ+ people exhibited significant symptoms of depression during lockdown, a new study reveals.
Mathematicians warn of risk of complacency over herd immunity levels needed to halt Covid-19 pandemic
University of Sussex mathematicians have warned about the risk of complacency over the level of ‘herd immunity’ required to stem the Covid pandemic.
University of Sussex joins national effort to help under-represented young people access university during pandemic
The Uni4Me project brings together 250 online activities from 50 organisations in the higher education (HE) sector including the University of Sussex.
New collaborative Covid-19 projects get green light
The University of Sussex has approved a number of projects to address the challenges and opportunities arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.
£1.5 million for research to help the public respond to mass emergencies
Professor John Drury and colleagues from other universities have secured funding for two research projects to help societies respond to emergencies.