We analysed electricity demand and found coronavirus has turned weekdays into weekends

dcurzon / shutterstock Grant Wilson, University of Birmingham; Noah Godfrey, University of Birmingham; Shivangi Sharma, University of Birmingham, and Tom Bassett, Swansea University The measures to control the spread of […]

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How coronavirus exposes the way we regard ageing and old people

Shutterstock Shir Shimoni, King’s College London The elderly have come to occupy a central place in our news bulletins these days. Headlines were quick to inform the public that the […]

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Improving the lives of people with dementia

An expert in the communication challenges caused by dementia is using her research to inform training practices for carers and families. Professor Alison Wray of Cardiff University has spent a decade studying the social […]

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Panic-working and hyper-productivity … at home

Hyper-productivity is becoming a new workplace phenomenon due to working from home for long periods of time under uncertain conditions. Covid19 is leading people to panic work, says Dr Ali […]

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NUS demands action for student renters

NUS has today (Friday 27 March 2020) written to the providers of student rented accommodation across the UK demanding action on behalf of student renters. National Union of Students (NUS) […]

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Dementia Action Week postponed

From the Alzheimer’s Society: Following Government advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), Alzheimer’s Society has taken the difficult but necessary decision to postpone Dementia Action Week 2020. This is an extremely challenging […]

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