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Call for extra funding for early years care

Published
Tuesday 25th May, 2021
Categories
Society & Politics
Coronavirus

Extra funding should be made available for early years care in the wake of the pandemic, researchers say.

Young children playing with building blocks in a nursery

Africa Day – celebrating partnerships across the continent

Published
Tuesday 25th May, 2021
Categories
Global
Environment
Health
Society & Politics

As the world marks Africa Day, the University celebrates its existing partnerships across the continent and looks forward to further collaboration as a key strategic aim for the future.

Species invasions can teach us about COVID-19

Published
Tuesday 18th May, 2021
Categories
Health
Science

Invasions by alien insect and animal species have much in common with outbreaks of infectious diseases and can tell us a lot about how pandemics spread, according to new research.

A tiger mosquito, which has been responsible for the spread of dengue fever and yellow fever

African rainforests can resist severe heat and drought

Published
Monday 17th May, 2021
Categories
Environment
Global
Science

Scientists studying the impact of record heat and drought on intact African tropical rainforests were surprised by how resilient they were to extreme conditions during the last major El Niño event.

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