Our research

We are engaging in cutting-edge research into COVID-19, and offering expert advice to government and local healthcare partners. Find out more about our COVID-19 research efforts below.

Keele University’s Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is supporting the National Institute for Health Research’s regional site where a 12-month study will take place to test the effectiveness of the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine candidate.

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Some people who experienced a ‘mild’ infection of Covid-19 are suffering long-lasting symptoms months after contracting the virus, known as ‘long Covid’.

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Doctors may be making decisions about whether Covid-19 patients have the virus, need a ventilator, or remain in hospital, based on weak and over-optimistic evidence, Keele researchers have found.

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The number of people admitted to hospital due to heart attacks in England fell by 35% during the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research.

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A specialist in Global Health Law from Keele University has received funding for a new study looking into ways of ensuring a Covid-19 vaccine is made equally accessible to everyone.

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Keele University has joined a national programme to improve understanding of how many people are currently infected with the Covid-19 virus, which could also indicate how many people have been infected and recovered since the outbreak began.

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Researchers are to trial an intervention aimed at preventing the onset of depression and loneliness among the most vulnerable in society as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown.

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A new study from Keele’s School of Primary, Community and Social Care will investigate how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the social and professional lives of several groups in society.

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A new publication by a Keele University computing expert could help scientists working to fight the coronavirus pandemic by helping to inform their research.

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Criminology experts from Keele University are studying the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on Britain’s road network, in a bid to make the roads safer during and after the lockdown.

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Music is something that people turn to for solace, comfort, and reminiscence in times of crisis, and remembering past memories can be a good way of helping to plan for, and think about, the future.

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New research led by Keele University will explore how lockdowns across the world due to the Covid-19 outbreak are impacting the lives of urban animals.

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Children and parents across the UK are being urged to share their views with researchers who want to make sure they are getting accurate information about Covid-19.

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Doctors may be making decisions about the care of Covid-19 patients based on weak and over-optimistic evidence, Keele researchers have found.

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