Following from last week's call for governments to use machine learning and AI techniques to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Mihaela van der Schaar gives an update on a working proof of concept she has built using anonymised data from Public Health England.
On 22nd March 2020, Cambridge University Botanic Garden closed its gates to protect visitors and staff during the global coronavirus pandemic. Coinciding almost exactly with the start of Spring, this felt like a particularly cruel blow.
A new rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19, developed by a University of Cambridge spinout company and capable of diagnosing the infection in under 90 minutes, is being deployed at Cambridge hospitals, ahead of being launched in hospitals nationwide.
Four researchers at the University of Cambridge have won advanced grants from the European Research Council (ERC), Europe’s premier research funding body.
Should we be concerned about the coronavirus spreading to cats? Not yet, says Dr Sarah Caddy in this article for The Conversation, even after a concerning report from Belgium.
Over the past 70 years richer nations have gradually lost their sense of danger concerning epidemics and serious infections, writes Professor Gordon Dougan. We must now reacquire this instinctive memory.
A new multinational study has shown how the process of distinguishing viruses and bacteria could be accelerated through the use of computational methods.
University uses spin-out company’s innovation to co-ordinate donations of equipment in fight against COVID-1930 March 2020
A logistics centre has been set up by Cambridge University to process donations of personal protective equipment - including face masks, gloves and visors from Cambridge labs – and make it readily available to NHS medics battling the COVID-19 outbreak.