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Tackling Coronavirus

Playing  our  part

We’re here to support everyone during this unprecedented time and our staff and students are working hard to respond to the challenges. Take a look at some of the work the University has done so far.

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Face shield design set to increase UK production

We are leading a collaboration to produce face shields to support the NHS and other healthcare organisations – with new designs and agile manufacturing techniques set to increase production capacity across the country. Learn more.

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How a £2m supercomputer is enabling University of Hull to support global COVID-19 research

Known as Viper, the computer became the fastest machine of any northern university when it arrived in Hull back in 2016. Four years on, Viper is now helping researchers around the world better understand and tackle the spread of COVID-19. Find out more.

University of Hull archive team seek COVID-19 experiences to support future research

Written and recorded material on how people have adjusted to life with COVID-19 is being collected by a team at the University of Hull. Find out more.

University of Hull virologist answers biggest COVID-19 questions on vaccines and testing

University of Hull virologist answers biggest COVID-19 questions on vaccines and testing. Find out more.

How economic recovery from COVID-19 could play huge role in UK 2050 net-zero carbon goal

How the economy recovers from the impact of COVID-19 will have major implications on the UK’s ability to meet net-zero carbon targets. Find out more.

Impact of COVID-19 on outdoor learning among children studied by University PhD researcher

The impact of COVID-19 on outdoor learning among children is being studied by a PhD researcher at the University of Hull. Find out more.

Hull York Medical Students graduate at virtual ceremony ahead of joining NHS as Junior Doctors

The Class of 2020 have graduated early from the School’s MB BS Medicine programme, and the event provided the opportunity for over 100 students to celebrate before they commence work as junior doctors. Find out more.

University of Hull expert leading vital  COVID-19 training at Nightingale Harrogate hospital

University of Hull nursing expert Nicki Credland has been appointed to lead vital COVID-19 training at Harrogate’s Nightingale Hospital. Read more.

How a £2M supercomputer is enabling University of Hull to support global COVID-19 research

Known as Viper, the computer became the fastest machine of any northern university when it arrived in Hull back in 2016. Four years on, Viper is now helping researchers around the world better understand and tackle the spread of COVID-19. Take a look.

Graduate helps deliver national e-training to NHS Nightingale staff

University of Hull alumnus Richard Price has been instrumental in a huge effort to provide training to both returning and current NHS staff helping tackle COVID-19 at Nightingale hospitals. Read more

University of Hull archive team seek COVID-19 experiences to support future research

Hull University Archives hopes gathering staff and student responses to the global pandemic will provide a valuable research bank for decades to come. Get involved.

Final year nurses and midwives at University of Hull to help NHS fight COVID-19

Almost 200 final year nursing and midwifery students are poised to provide patient care in response to the call from the NHS to boost the workforce to support the fight against Coronavirus. Read the story.

University of Hull providing vital training to NHS staff returning to help fight COVID-19

Vital training for former NHS staff who are re-joining the workforce to help fight the Coronavirus pandemic is being provided by the University. Find out how we're helping.

University of Hull receives vital PPE donations for NHS staff from Chinese partner organisations

Lifesaving face masks to protect NHS staff across East Yorkshire from COVID-19 have been donated by Chinese partners of the University of Hull. Read on.

New fund launched to support students impacted by Coronavirus

The University of Hull has launched a new fund to support students who are feeling the strain financially due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Discover more.

Yorkshire gin maker swaps production to hand sanitiser after help from University of Hull

A Yorkshire gin and whisky distillery backed by the University of Hull has swapped production to hand sanitiser to combat the spread of COVID-19. Learn more.

National media turn to University critical care expert amid Coronavirus pandemic

As the UK continues to react to the Coronavirus pandemic, national newspapers and broadcasters alike have turned to the expertise of a University of Hull senior lecturer. Find out more about Nicki's recent media work.

Professor Dan Parsons comments on global CO2 levels amid Coronavirus

Prof. Dan Parsons, Director at the Energy & Environment Institute, commented in response to an article published by the BBC on the impact the Coronavirus pandemic has had on global air quality levels and CO2 emissions. Read the comments in full.

University donates to food banks

The University of Hull has donated food supplies to help homeless adults and young people in need in our region. Read more.

Playing our part