Our response to COVID-19

SPHR / ARC studentship hosted at Northumbria University

An examination of the impacts of local authority initiatives to deal with crisis, with a particular focus on marginalisation and intersectionality.

Last modified: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 12:16:52 BST

Green and inclusive growth strategies can support our recovery from Covid-19

Fuse senior investigator Professor Clare Bambra has emphasised the importance of pursuing green, inclusive growth strategies and avoiding austerity measures, to stop deepening the country’s already significant health inequalities.

Last modified: Thu, 09 Jul 2020 17:29:18 BST

New knowledge hub launched to capture the consequences of COVID-19

C-WorKS is an exciting new hub to support the collation and sharing of knowledge and intelligence across the North East and Yorkshire about the impacts of COVID-19, and the response to this, on non-COVID related disease and death.

Last modified: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 14:14:25 BST

Improving the health and wellbeing of disabled people in times of crisis

Members of the Fuse Health Inequalities research programme from Durham University are working with two disability charities to create physical activity resources to improve disabled people’s health and wellbeing.

Last modified: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 16:34:30 BST

Loss of smell and taste added to COVID-19 symptoms

Loss of smell and taste has officially been recognised in the UK as a symptom of COVID-19, putting us in line with Europe, America and the World Health Organisation.

Last modified: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 16:34:21 BST

Wellbeing of Healthcare and Hospital Workers During and After the CV-19 Pandemic

Study recruitment call for all staff working in a UK hospital

Last modified: Fri, 22 May 2020 11:38:07 BST

Food insecurity in your area during the COVID-19 crisis - questionnaire

The Food Foundation is working at national level to help ensure that food insecurity is tackled during the COVID-19 crisis.

Last modified: Fri, 15 May 2020 11:35:14 BST

ENUF conference - late call for abstracts

Late breaking call for abstracts: Food insecurity since the COVID-19 crisis in the UK

Last modified: Thu, 14 May 2020 14:18:27 BST

Fuse experts join global study into COVID-19 loss of smell

People who have recently experienced loss of smell are being urged to participate in a survey as a new global research group investigates the symptom as a marker of COVID-19.

Last modified: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 17:00:26 BST

SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and alcohol consumption

The aim of this pan-European survey is to link alcohol intake to experiences regarding the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.

Last modified: Tue, 05 May 2020 16:47:06 BST

Physical Activity Behaviour during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Exploring the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic on physical activity behaviour of people in the North East England.

Last modified: Fri, 15 May 2020 10:12:42 BST

UKRI open call for research and innovation ideas to address COVID-19

Proposals are invited for short term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Last modified: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 17:35:19 BST

COVID-19 Outbreak Parliamentary Expert Database

We are encouraging academics with relevant research expertise to sign up to a COVID-19 Outbreak Expert Database.

Last modified: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:26:21 BST