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

Rapid coronavirus test speeds up access to urgent care and will free up beds ahead of winter

03 June 2020

Researchers say faster tests helped expedite access to life-saving treatments such as organ transplants – and might make all the difference later this year.

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COVID-19: 'R' number increasing across England and highest in North West

05 Jun 2020

The R number for COVID-19 – the number of people an infected individual passes the virus onto – has risen to above 1 in the North West of England and...

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Opinion: the learning of scientific advisers is the other curve to consider

05 Jun 2020

Policymakers around the world are relying on the expertise of scientists to help make decisions around the COVID-19 pandemic. But how do scientists...

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Dr Sarah Caddy

Tackling COVID-19: Dr Sarah Caddy

04 Jun 2020

Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Sarah Caddy was conducting research on a number of different viruses. “I was looking at how antibodies can neutralise...

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Harnessing AI in the fight against COVID-19

04 Jun 2020

AI assisted COVID-19 diagnostic and prognostic tool could improve resource allocation and patient outcomes.

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Found in translation

03 Jun 2020

How Cambridge researcher Dr Ebele Mogo helped tackle a coronavirus public health language gap across Africa in four weeks and 18 languages with 30...

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Lockdown 'helps fuel rise in cybercrime'

03 Jun 2020

Take extra care before buying face masks or testing kits online, or responding to texts apparently sent to you by the UK Government or the NHS...

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COVID-19 green recovery package – an important and cheap component

02 Jun 2020

The UK should increase its targeted public R&D investments to facilitate a sustainable recovery, writes Prof Laura Diaz Anadon for Cambridge Zero.

COVID-19 and agriculture: the coming contradictory hunger pandemic

02 Jun 2020

Supermarkets ration produce while some farmers are forced to destroy harvests. Felix Anderl from the Centre for Global Knowledge Studies at CRASSH...

To navigate pandemic trade-offs, policymakers need syntheses

02 Jun 2020

Prof Diane Coyle calls for researchers to “break the shackles” of disciplines to build a post-pandemic social order in the journal Nature.


Finding a way out of lockdown

29 May 2020

Cambridge’s soft matter physicists swop molecules for infectious people in their modelling to investigate safe routes out of quarantine.

Tackling COVID-19: Professor James Wood

28 May 2020

“Cambridge’s infectious diseases community is making a huge contribution to tackling the pandemic,” says Professor James Wood. He leads several large...

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Science, policy & pandemics – the podcasts

27 May 2020

Hear experts from across Cambridge discuss all things COVID-19 – from diagnostics to diet – with Dr Rob Doubleday from the Centre for Science and...

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