How modelling helped our COVID response

Modelling is a term that is well known by scientists but has only recently been making headlines. So what does it actually mean? What does it do? And why has it become so prevalent during COVID-19? In this briefing, epidemiologists … Continued

Where are we at with developing a vaccine for coronavirus?

[PLEASE NOTE: The information in this article may since have been updated or refined.] The first stage may be to reduce the amount of virus generated during a typical infection. This article and diagrams will explain the vaccine development process being … Continued

Trekking alone across Antarctica taught me something about isolation

One of the world’s greatest living explorers, Tim Jarvis, is used to pushing himself to the extreme. So he’s worth listening to when he talks about dealing with isolation. Following the advice from Tim Jarvis, try the attached student activity … Continued