Researching Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic has led to serious consequences on a global scale and BCU researchers are investigating its range of impacts across the University's four faculties. Projects range from uncovering the effects of Covid-19 and investigating methods for post-pandemic recovery.

Researchers create AI tool to speed up Covid-19 diagnosis through x-rays

BCU researchers have developed a  new healthcare tool that applies artificial intelligence technology to improve the accuracy of COVID-19 detection in chest x-rays.

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Co-MAP: Investigating Covid-19's impact on vulnerable young people

The Co-MAP project responds to the urgent need to understand the impacts of Covid-19 in relation to the most vulnerabl...

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Strengthening Zambia’s healthcare services through critical care nursing

The seven-year collaboration with the Ministry of Health in Zambia has supported the national development of critical ...

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Dating in a pandemic

Exploring how gay men are coping in lockdown and how they're responding to public health messages around isolation and...

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The impact of social distancing and isolation on the elderly during COVID-19

Professor Joanne Brooke and Dr Maria Clark are researching the effects of social isolation on the elderly.

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The impact of Covid-19 on care home staff

With Covid-19 continuing to affect social care, how has the pandemic impacted - both professionally and personally - t...

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New data platform captures tweets about Covid-19

Researchers have developed a platform which captures millions of tweets relating to Covid-19, in order to moderate mis...

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Covid-19 PTSD: The pandemic’s effect on young adults

Early research highlights the negative impacts of social isolation on young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Investigating Covid-19’s impact on institutions

Investigating the impact of the Covid-19 upon various institutions, from secondary and higher education to prisons.

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Covid-19 and the impact on crime

BCU researchers are investigating the pandemic's range of impacts on crime, from increased mass shootings in America t...

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