Find out how University of Cambridge researchers and experts are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cambridge to spearhead £20million alliance to map spread of COVID-19 coronavirus

23 March 2020

The University of Cambridge is to take a leading role in a major national effort to help understand and control the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) announced today by the Government and the UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser.

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Opinion: Coronavirus: five ways to be a better manager when working from home

25 March 2020

Everyone is adjusting to life during the coronavirus pandemic. For many, working from home is the new normal and poses all sorts of new challenges...

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Opinion: United we stand, divided we fall

25 March 2020

Our interdependent economy means the COVID-19 pandemic will cause unavoidable short term pain, but presents important choices about the long term...

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Intensive care units in England could run out of beds within two weeks, study finds

24 March 2020

Intensive care unit (ICU) occupancy is likely to increase dramatically over the next few weeks, suggests research published by a team at the...

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How different countries are reacting to the COVID-19 risk and their governments’ responses

24 March 2020

Researchers at the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication spent the weekend surveying people's attitudes towards the risk of...

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Uncertainty about facts can be reported without damaging public trust in news – study

23 March 2020

A series of experiments – including one on the BBC News website – finds the use of numerical ranges in news reports helps us grasp the uncertainty...

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Opinion: Five ways to beat anxiety and take back control of your life during the COVID-19 pandemic – based on science

19 March 2020

Anxiety is tough to deal with at the best of time. It’s even tougher when we’re in the midst of a pandemic that is causing chaos around the globe...

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Cambridge research team working towards vaccine against COVID-19

17 March 2020

The race is on to find a vaccine against the new COVID-19 coronavirus. Professor Jonathan Heeney explains why a cautious approach is needed and...

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