Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences


Safe Air Study Publications

Below you can find a list of publications related to the UCLH Safe Air Study

Spatiotemporal droplet dispersion measurements demonstrate face masks reduce risks from singing

Authors: Kai Man Alexander Ho, Hywel Davies, Ruth Epstein, Paul Bassett, Áine Hogan, Yusuf Kabir, John Rubin, Gee Yen Shin, Jonathan P. Reid, Ryo Torii, Manish K. Tiwari, Ramanarayanan Balachandran & Laurence B. Lovat

This paper uses rapid laser planar imaging to explore the variations in droplet transmission and the impact of wearing face masks.

Using portable air purifiers to reduce airborne transmission of infectious respiratory viruses – a computational fluid dynamics study

Authors: Liwei Guo, Ryo Torii, Ruth Epstein, John Rubin, Jonathan P. Reid, Haoran Li, Andrea Ducci, Ramanarayanan Balachandran, Manish K. Tiwari, Yiannis Ventikos, Laurence B. Lovat

This pre-print explores the current progress the study team have made using computer modelling of consulting rooms to investigate the efficiency of using portable air purifiers containing HEPA filters to reduce airborne aerosols in hospitals.