Science and engineering
Our scientific expertise is helping us see the pandemic in new ways.
Experts are helping develop measures to reduce COVID-19 spread at and en route to work.
A new international network of more than 800 scientists has formed to diagnose prognosis for patients during the pandemic.
University staff and frontline medical workers are designing and testing a new type of respirator to keep healthcare professionals safe.
Manchester academics are imploring policy makers to use the UK’s post-pandemic recovery to lead a positive green revolution.
Tune in to discover the latest ways our scientists and engineers are helping during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Engineers have made it safer and easier to use non-invasive ventilator machines to support critically-ill patients suffering from COVID-19.
Simon Bullock looks at what needs to be done in order to keep shipping emissions below the 1.5 degrees Paris Climate Agreement.
PhD students at Manchester’s Department of Materials have created reusable face masks for NHS teams in Essex and Manchester.
The COVID-19 MS Coalition brings together 500 scientists to examine the ways the virus is present in patients’ blood.
Manchester mathematicians are using their computer modelling expertise to advise the government on how to best protect the UK population.
The Advanced Materials Pandemic Taskforce has been formed to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic and future public health emergencies.
Research has found that urban ozone levels have risen during lockdown to a potentially harmful level.
Dr Prentice discusses privacy issues in South Korea’s technology-driven COVID-19 response and the lessons to learn from it for the UK.
Manchester biotech researchers are working towards a test for COVID-19 that could be used like a domestic pregnancy test.
The University has helped Manchester City Council test thousands of pieces of PPE to be delivered to key workers.
James Baker reflects on how the UK’s new approach to research and innovation can support the economy during COVID-19.
The University is repurposing 3D printers to produce headbands for face masks worn by front-line NHS staff, battling COVID-19.
Our statisticians are providing ongoing analysis of a heat map of public health data to show how the virus is moving and spreading around the UK.
Experts from our Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering discuss how the lights are being kept on during the COVID-19 pandemic.