Laura Sharman 28 October 2020

Launch of £4m data project to transform Covid-19 research

A multi-million pound research project will give scientists better access to data to help develop potential therapies and treatment for COVID-19.

The project - CO-CONNECT - will connect COVID-19 data derived from patient blood samples. This will provide information on how immunity may help prevent the spread of the virus and how long immunity lasts.

The project brings together experts from the Universities of Nottingham, Dundee and Edinburgh, along with Public Health England.

Philip Quinlan, head of digital research service at the University of Nottingham, and associate director in HDR UK, said: 'We are really excited to be bringing together the best of the UK’s data assets into an accessible format. It will ensure leading researchers have access to the latest data and at the scale required to give definitive answers to some of the most significant questions that require an answer.'

SIGN UP
For your free daily news bulletin
Highways jobs

Senior Occupational Therapist

Lancashire County Council
£34,373-£39,571 Per annum
Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for a new and exciting challenge? Chorley, Lancashire
Recuriter: Lancashire County Council

Team Leader - Bloomsbury Home Care - South Essex

Essex County Council
Up to £11.55 per hour
Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Bloomsbury Home Care to recruit Team Leaders for their home care service is the following England, Essex, Basildon
Recuriter: Essex County Council

Business Intelligence Officer

Lancashire County Council
£25,927-£30,095 Per annum
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team, working at the heart of Lancashire County Council Preston, Lancashire
Recuriter: Lancashire County Council

Team Leader - Bloomsbury Home Care - Clacton on Sea

Essex County Council
Up to £11.55 per hour
Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Bloomsbury Home Care to recruit a Team Leader for their home care service in Clacton on Se England, Essex, Clacton-On-Sea
Recuriter: Essex County Council

Awake Night Support Worker - Acorn Villages - Mistley

Essex County Council
Up to £9.50 per hour
Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Acorn Villages to recruit Awake Night Support Workers for their supported living facility England, Essex, Manningtree
Recuriter: Essex County Council

Partner Content

Circular highways is a necessity not an aspiration – and it’s within our grasp

Shell is helping power the journey towards a circular paving industry with Shell Bitumen LT R, a new product for roads that uses plastics destined for landfill as part of the additives to make the bitumen.

Support from Effective Energy Group for Local Authorities to Deliver £430m Sustainable Warmth Funded Energy Efficiency Projects

Effective Energy Group is now offering its support to the 40 Local Authorities who have received a share of the £430m to deliver their projects on the ground by surveying properties and installing measures.

Pay.UK – the next step in Bacs’ evolution

Dougie Belmore explains how one of the main interfaces between you and Bacs is about to change.