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Traditional markets key to COVID-19 recovery plan

Published
Friday 4th June, 2021
Categories
Business & Economy
Society & Politics

Traditional town and city centre markets could play a key role in the nation’s economic and social recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic, according to new research.

A customer buying fruit from a stall in Bury Market

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