Category: July posts

When research gets personal

Posted on: 10 July 2020 | Category: July posts

Alison's dad.

Marketing Director, Alison Kerwin, talks about the personal cost of COVID-19 and why she chose to fundraise for the University’s COVID-19 research programme in memory of her dad.

Looking after our animals in the School of Veterinary Science

Posted on: 7 July 2020 | Category: July posts

vet attending to a horse

Professor Laura Blackwood details how our teams of vets, nurses, technical and administration staff in the University’s veterinary hospitals, practices and farms have been beavering away throughout lockdown. They provide essential care to animals, support food safety and production, as well as teaching clinical rotations and electives, and delivering assessment.

Life as a student nurse in the global pandemic

Posted on: 3 July 2020 | Category: July posts

Sophie Fay in her PPE

Sophie is a final-year student nurse who bravely chose to work on the front line in a COVID-positive ward. Sophie gives us an insight into what it's been like to swap her studies for a position at the forefront of the pandemic.

Working in our outbreak lab during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on: 1 July 2020 | Category: July posts

Dr Shona Moore working in the lab

Shona, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Clinical infection, Microbiology and Immunology, has led the expansion of the University's outbreak lab which processes thousands of COVID-19 positive samples each week. Read her blog to find out what it's been like scaling up operations and the challenges the team have overcome during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    When research gets personal

    Alison's dad.

    Posted on: 10 July 2020 | Category: July posts

    Marketing Director, Alison Kerwin, talks about the personal cost of COVID-19 and why she chose to fundraise for the University’s COVID-19 research programme in memory of her dad.