Innovative

Research predicted anti-COVID steroid benefits

Dr Hamid Merchant and Dr Syed Shahzad Hasan assessed the results of using corticosteroids such as dexamethasone on hospitalised COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) who were on respiratory support.

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Scientists get to grips with COVID-19

The University has awarded funding to a research team that aims to provide a head start in developing drugs that will combat future pandemics.

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Physical and mental health tele-health scheme

Huddersfield has pioneered an audio-visual telehealth-coaching service that has helped older people preserve and boost their physical and mental health with 32 students and eight lecturers.

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Health staff need training for COVID-toes

Dr Leanne Atkin, a vascular Nurse Consultant and senior lecturer, has sounded the alarm on a newly-identified symptom of the coronavirus.

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Latest COVID-19 study shows young people worried

Dr Andrew Mycock, Reader in Politics, who has helped analyse the data from a research project that aimed to appraise the impact of the virus on UK youth.

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Pregnancy and COVID-19 lessons so far

Professor Padam Simkhada and PhD researcher Pasang Tamang have co-published an article titled “Pregnancy and COVID-19: Lessons so far” on the current knowledge of the effect of COVID-19 on pregnant women and babies.

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DNA sampler loaned to Government for COVID-19 test

The University aided the campaign against coronavirus by providing high-tech equipment to boost the Government’s goal to ramp up the virus-testing regime and with the donation of large quantities of protective gear for frontline health workers.

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