How the PLuS partner universities are responding to COVID-19 (3)

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

King’s College London, Arizona State University and UNSW Sydney continue to work at the forefront of COVID-19 research.  While directing many resources into combating the pandemic, research is also being carried out on topics such AI in healthcare, HIV, Hepatitis C, reducing levels of household waste, depression in teenagers and recruitment from diverse talent pools.

We also celebrate recognition for the work of President Michael Crow, ASU and Principal and President Professor Edward Byrne, King’s College London.

 

King’s supporting university staff through the pandemic should be data-driven

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/supporting-university-staff-through-pandemic-should-be-data-driven?fbclid=IwAR2tqXM-KlDdM6F-SJ9iOwQecw9aEnt0X_iZ0okbxKGDeKxrqIWhfc91TVs

 

ASU looks at how families can reduce household waste

https://asunow.asu.edu/20201001-solutions-watching-your-waste

 

Arizona State University Partnership to Embed VR into Intro Biology Courses

https://campustechnology.com/articles/2020/10/07/arizona-state-partnership-to-embed-vr-into-intro-biology-courses.aspx

 

UNSW tops nation in NHMRC Partnership Projects grants

https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/health/unsw-tops-nation-nhmrc-partnership-projects-grants

 

King’s - Teens diagnosed with depression show reduction in educational achievement

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-10/nmbr-tdw100720.php

 

King’s partner NVIDIA is building the UK’s most powerful supercomputer dedicated to AI research in healthcare

https://www.selectscience.net/industry-news/kings-partner-nvidia-is-building-the-uks-most-powerful-supercomputer-dedicated-to-ai-research-in-healthcare/?&artID=52873

 

UNSW – Professor Raina MacIntyre’s third wave warning for Australia

https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/health-problems/experts-third-wave-warning-for-australia/news-story/b1998f181312d818f899e5fa36dfa7dc

 

Business leaders honor ASU President Michael Crow with 2020 Eisenhower Award

https://asunow.asu.edu/20201008-business-leaders-honor-asu-president-michael-crow-2020-eisenhower-award

 

UNSW Kirby Institute - Kirby Institute awarded over $7m for HIV, hepatitis C and COVID-19 immunology research

https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/health/kirby-institute-awarded-over-7m-hiv-hepatitis-c-and-covid-19-immunology-research

 

King’s Black and Asian Patients at Increased Risk of Severe COVID-19 at Different Stages of the Disease

https://scitechdaily.com/black-and-asian-patients-at-increased-risk-of-severe-covid-19-at-different-stages-of-the-disease/

 

King’s highlight early signs of COVID-19

https://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/18780832.early-warning-signs-mean-covid-19/

 

UNSW Kirby Institute NIH clinical trial testing hyperimmune intravenous immunoglobulin plus remdesivir to treat COVID-19 begins

https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-clinical-trial-testing-hyperimmune-intravenous-immunoglobulin-plus-remdesivir-treat-covid-19-begins

 

Top medics at King's College Hospital recognised for work during pandemic

https://londonnewsonline.co.uk/top-medics-at-kings-college-hospital-recognised-for/

 

Decades of progress at ASU for students from Latino communities

https://asunow.asu.edu/20201013-decades-progress-latino-scholars-asu

 

King’s Principal and President Professor Edward Byrne receives Knighthood in Queen’s honours 2020

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/news/kings-principal-receives-knighthood

 

UNSW - Why business leaders should hire from these two diverse talent pools

https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/business-law/why-business-leaders-should-hire-these-two-diverse-talent-pools

 

UNSW redesigns Bachelor of Commerce to produce post-COVID work-ready graduates

https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/business-law/unsw-redesigns-bachelor-commerce-produce-post-covid-work-ready-graduates

 

What a doppelganger Sweden teaches us about their COVID-19 strategy

https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/business-law/what-doppelganger-sweden-teaches-us-about-their-covid-19-strategy

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