April 2020

N8 Research Partnership universities join the fight to combat the coronavirus

This is an incredibly challenging time for the UK and the rest of the world as it fights to cope with the immense strain that COVID-19 has placed on the global economy and health services.

This is why it’s so important that the academic community has stepped up to aid the international response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The North is home to world-leading scientists and researchers and our universities have a major role to play in helping the world to understand more about the disease, to look at how we can monitor and slow its spread and how we can manage the long-term impact that the pandemic will have on our communities.

- Dr Annette Bramley, Director of the N8 Research Partnership

N8 Research Partnership

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Find out how N8 scientists and researchers have joined the fight to combat the spread of COVID-19 and future pandemics, and are playing a key role in helping to reduce the burden of of the coronavirus both at a regional and national level.

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