COVID-19 research at UCL
Our experts are urgently researching new ways of tackling the COVID-19 pandemic and are taking a prominent role in advancing public knowledge by advising world leaders, collaborating with key partners and providing expert commentary to inform the media.
Professor Nishi Chaturvedi (MRC Unit for Lifelong Health & Ageing at UCL) and Professor Sir Terence Stephenson (UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health) are leading two new studies on Long Covid announced by the UK Government.
‘We can’t manage without them’, ‘outstanding’, ‘invaluable’, ‘critical’: these are just a few of the words used to describe UCL’s medical students, who have been volunteering in support of the NHS frontline during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
UCL engineers and medics who developed a CPAP breathing aid now used in hospitals across the UK have received an award from the Royal Academy of Engineering for exceptional services during a pandemic.
Academics at IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society and the University of Sussex have launched a new study to examine the impact the Coronavirus pandemic is having on the LGBTQ+ community.