Friday, August 12, 2022

Interrupting immune-suppressing treatment can boost COVID vaccine response

A brief interruption in treatment for people who use immune-suppressing medicine can double the antibody response to COVID-19 booster vaccination.

Global leaders unite for World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day

Seven global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, including the University of Adelaide’s JBI, have joined forces to raise awareness for better evidence to inform healthcare policy...

UOW to conduct study on the pandemic experience of essential workers

Researchers from the University of Wollongong (UOW) Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities are seeking people who worked in supermarkets and quarantine hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic...

University of Waikato jumps up global university rankings

The University of Waikato is proud to be recognised as number one in New Zealand for research citations in the annual 2023 QS World University Rankings...

National antibody study confirms COVID-19 cases higher than reported

New research estimates proportion of the adult population in Australia with evidence of past infection following the Omicron wave.

University of glasgow launches new course to support children and young people in the...

A new free online course launching today (Monday 20 June 2022) will look at how young people’s emotional wellbeing has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

New book examines pandemic decision-making and responses

Professor Ananish Chaudhuri explores Covid-19 policy decisions, their implications, and cognitive biases in pandemic decision-making in his new book.

How COVID-19 created dramatic changes in a ‘winter virus’

A University of Sydney-led study reveals how the pandemic has changed the normal patterns of winter viruses in Australia, with new strains emerging and leaving most others 'extinct'. Researchers are warning of unexpected rebounds in the future.

New study shows how having had COVID-19 may negatively impact your performance at work

Individuals who contract COVID-19 often experience memory, attention, and concentration problems, even after recovering from the initial illness. A new study from the University of Waterloo shows individuals...

Covid-19 couldn’t curb enthusiasm for sustainability

The Pūrongo Toitū te Taiao | 2021 UC Sustainability Report, released this week, shows that 574 students were members of UC’s Eco Volunteer programme in 2021, many of them enlisting to help deliver...
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