A recent study from China, which has not yet been peer reviewed, suggests a link between having blood group A and a higher risk of getting COVID-19, compared with people who have blood group O. But is this really the case? Dr Sakthi Vaiyapuri from Pharmacy looks at the evidence in a recent post for The Conversation.
From coronavirus to carbon storage, Reading climate scientists invited local school children to ask them anything on 13 March for British Science Week. Here are some of the burning questions they put to Andrew Charlton-Perez, Bill Collins, Laura Wilcox, Nicolas Bellouin and Richard Allen.
Panel members Professor Bill Collins, Dr Laura Wilcox, Professor Nicolas Bellouin, Professor Richard Allen and Professor Andrew Charlton-Perez, who chaired the Q&A. (more…)
Annie Ure was a pioneering British archaeologist and co-founder of our Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology. Ruth Lloyd created a biography of Annie as part of her UROP project last summer, and as one of its winners, she recently presented her work at the House of Commons. Here she tells us about Annie’s life.
Annie Ure (centre, back row) with an excavation team at Rhitsona in Greece, 1921. (more…)
Parliamentarians will hear today about the problem of medicines waste – and how better pharmaceutical packaging could help save the NHS money – from pharmacy student Bilal Mohammed, who is one of two winners of our undergraduate research scheme. He told us more.