STEM


Social distancing is making public transport worse for the environment than cars – here’s how to fix it

Posted on 16 September 2020 by doctoral-academy-blog

Thomas Woolley, Lecturer at School of Mathematics, and Joshua Moore, Lucy Henley, and Timothy Ostler, PhD students at School of Mathematics. During lockdown, travel restrictions caused car and public transport use to plummet across the UK. On April 12 2020, the number of daily trips by car fell to 22%, compared to a typical day
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Looking beyond the horizon for new vaccine strategies against HIV-1 infection

Posted on 27 August 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

James Wheeldon, School of Medicine HIV/AIDS remains a global threat affecting 37.9 million In the developed world, HIV/AIDS is now effectively managed, to the point where patients who adhere to highly-active combined anti-retroviral therapy can live near-normal life expectancies. Nevertheless, Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1) still remains a significant threat to life in many parts
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Helping to rebuild lives after stroke

Posted on 7 May 2019 by doctoral-academy-blog

Last week saw the launch of the Stroke Association’s annual stroke awareness month, Make May Purple. Here, Alex Smith from the School of Medicine tells us how he aims to improve the ways in which stroke survivors can share their experiences and outcomes. A few weeks ago the Stroke Association unveiled its first ever TV
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