COVID-19 campaign update

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We, as a University, are actively involved in many efforts to address the impact of COVID-19.

In March, our teaching moved to online learning, with the majority of staff now home-working and key staff at the University are engaged in COVID-19 research. There are also around 575 medical, nursing and allied health professions students volunteering their time with the NHS.

Take a look at the campaign in numbers on our COVID-19 campaign infographic.

Heidi Thomas and Stephen McGann

Call the Midwife stars support University's COVID-19 Campaign

Alumni and honorary graduates Heidi Thomas and Stephen McGann have given their support to the University of Liverpool’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Campaign.

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Emma Jackson

"I just wanted to help in any small way I could"

Third-year student doctor, Emma Jackson, has been volunteering at Whiston Hospital for the past month. She tells us her story.

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Liverpool aerial view

Liverpool's Chinese Community lends support to University’s COVID-19 Campaign

The University took delivery of nearly 12,000 items of PPE equipment, the result of a hugely successful and coordinated effort between the University, local Chinese community organisations in Liverpool and the North West, and city partners, including Liverpool City Council and the Liverpool China Partnership.

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Victoria Gallery & Museum

£100k boost for University’s COVID-19 fundraising campaign

The University’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Campaign has been given a boost following the receipt of a £100,000 donation to support vital research being undertaken into the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact.

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Engineers use 3D printing technologies to produce protective visors for NHS staff

Engineers at the University of Liverpool are using their expertise in 3D printing and laser cutting technologies to produce protective visors for use by local hospitals.

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The psychology of comfort food – why we look to carbs for solace

Charlotte Hardman, a Senior Lecturer in Appetite and Obesity at the University of Liverpool and Joanne Dickson, Associate Professor of Psychology at Edith Cowan University discuss the psychology of comfort food. 

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COVID-19 campaign donor stories: Yao Chen

In the five weeks since the launch of the University of Liverpool’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Campaign, our supporters have come together from around the world in an incredible display of generosity and global togetherness.

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