Covid-19 response

Latest news

The latest news on Coronavirus (Covid-19) from the University of Edinburgh.

Museums help paint a picture of Scotland

Five university museums across Scotland have come together to help young people from disadvantaged areas communicate their experiences through art.

Experts call for sustainable city recovery

Investment in jobs, community wellbeing and net zero transport are among proposals made by an expert group involving University academics to help Edinburgh recover from the Covid-19 crisis.

Care home study maps lockdown impact on families

A new study is to gauge how lockdown restrictions have affected the families of care home residents.

Covid-19 linked to brain conditions

Brain
Key research into Covid-19’s impact on the nervous system shows stroke is the most commonly reported neurological complication affecting patients hospitalised by the virus.

Covid-19 salt water study launched

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A simple salt water solution may help to reduce the early symptoms and progression of Covid-19, research suggests.

Data project boost to aid local Covid-19 recovery

Data driven projects
A host of data-driven projects have received funding from the University to support local responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.