From virology to immunology, and from business to economics, our researchers are contributing to the global effort to counter the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects.

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COVID-19: Evidence review

Researchers from across the University and their Birmingham Health Partners counterparts are collaborating to analyse and summarise the latest COVID-19 literature to help inform clinical colleagues

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University makes hand sanitiser to support Birmingham City Council frontline staff

At the request of Public Health England, a team of technicians are working at the University’s flagship Collaborative Teaching Laboratory (CTL) to produce urgently needed hand sanitiser for Birmingham’s social care workers. The sanitiser is being sent to Birmingham City Council's Council House to be decanted into individual bottles and distributed to front-line staff.

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Responsible business and responsible citizenship

We are living in interesting times in which every day routines and expected behaviours are being challenged. The COVID-19 pandemic represents an inflection point which is producing radical social, economic, political and geopolitical change.