Since studying history at Cambridge, Sarah Moore’s (King’s 1996) passion for fairness and equality for all, has led her to become an associate solicitor for one of the top human rights firms in the country.

“We have been expecting a pandemic like this for nearly twenty years,” says Olivier Restif, who uses mathematical modelling to understand how infectious diseases spread within and across species. In the midst of a global pandemic that began when one person was infected by one wild animal, he is keen to draw attention to the importance of using research to be better prepared. 
The diagnostic industry in countries such as Germany, South Korea and China lead the pack on getting coronavirus tests ready for market. Researchers warn that lax EU regulations could see it become a “dumping ground” for bad tests.

Hear how Hayley Simmonds (Newnham 2006) and Ffion James (Girton 2017) balanced their sporting careers with academia while at Cambridge.

One in four adults (24 per cent) in the UK have felt lonely because of coronavirus, according to a longitudinal study that is tracking mental health across the pandemic.
New data shows women and people who did not go to university are more likely to have lost work and earnings since mid-March.
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have found an association between living in an area of England with high levels of air pollution and the severity of COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

We take a look at how famous Cambridge alumni throughout history have dealt with their own experiences of lockdown, quarantine and isolation.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a team at the University of Cambridge has designed an open-source ventilator in partnership with local clinicians, engineers and manufacturers across Africa that is focused to address the specific needs for treating COVID-19 patients and is a fully functioning system for use after the pandemic.

How does it feel to graduate early so that you can join the medical workforce during a pandemic? Five of Cambridge's new graduates gave us their thoughts.


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