Thursday, May 19, 2022

Digital Tapestry helps Aberdeen school children explore RGU’s Art & Heritage

Aberdeen school children are using virtual reality to connect with an out of space artefact from NASA’s Get Away Special programme, as part of Robert Gordon University’s (RGUs) innovative Digital Tapestry Project.

Made-in-Alberta sanitizing device kills SARS-CoV-2 virus in 60 seconds

A new made-in-Alberta sanitization product aimed at stopping the spread of SARS-CoV-2 will soon be in use at the Edmonton International Airport and government offices in Calgary and Edmonton, thanks to a partnership with scientists at the University of Alberta’s Biosafety Level 3 Lab.

Is a new breed of CEO required to lead in a post-COVID world?

Future CEOs will require extra skills to successfully manage themselves and their organisations, says UNSW Business School’s Frederik Anseel.

Dying alone: heartbreaking stories of death during COVID‑19 lockdowns

Families have shared heartbreaking and poignant stories with researchers about the deaths of their loved ones in Wellington Hospital during the COVID‑19 Alert Level 3 and 4 lockdowns in 2020 when district health boards were restricting visitors to wards.

Recruitment commences for Phase 1 clinical trial of two Melbourne-made COVID-19 vaccines

Melbourne researchers are calling on healthy people aged 18-70 living in Victoria to roll up their sleeves for a Phase 1 clinical trial of two Melbourne-made COVID-19 vaccines.

University of Canterbury staff delivering care for students with Covid-19

University of Canterbury (UC) staff volunteers have been busy making welfare calls, distributing care packs and delivering groceries to students isolating with Covid-19.

Pfizer executive describes making the impossible, possible

Growing up Asian in apartheid South Africa, Angela Hwang, MBA ’94, wasn’t allowed to attend public school, take public transportation or attend college without government authorization.

The Mystery of Long Covid: Brain Fog, Fatigue, Even Sexual Dysfunction

Thousands of COVID-19 survivors continue to grapple with symptoms many months after they were first infected. Brain fog, fatigue, even sexual dysfunction are among the symptoms people endure weeks and months after their acute COVID symptoms fade.

No, catching Omicron is not inevitable

Computer scientist Dr David Welch says you don't need to catch Omicron. Here's the evidence.

People’s perception of COVID-19 risk influenced by type of data shown: University of Toronto...

A new University of Toronto study finds that showing COVID-19 data in a particular way can influence how seriously people view the pandemic, which in turn can impact their behaviour.
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