Aside from the critical care that Intensive Care Units (ICUs) must deliver, the need to track, monitor and analyse patient data is of the upmost importance. Researchers from the University of Bristol have created a digital data monitoring system to assist hospital staff to do exactly that.
In a study by researchers from the University of Bristol, memory tests have been found to be a potential ‘low-cost and quick to administer screening tool’ that could be used to identify Alzheimer’s disease.
A study investigating the social contact patterns of Bristol University students has found that the majority of students are complying with COVID-19 guidelines, with 99 per cent of students who tested positive for the coronavirus reportedly self-isolating.
Bristol University hosted a panel discussion bringing together scientists and local politicians to discuss the challenges and response of the government in communicating science to the public in the context of COVID-19 and considered the effect of misinformation on perceptions of vaccination.
A new study led by Dr Siobhan McAndrew from Bristol University will investigate the public’s trust and perceptions of matters relating to COVID-19 like vaccines, to inform ‘world-class information campaigns resilient to misinformation.’