Coronavirus

Professor Lex Comber of the School of Geography is leading a research project which will examine the changes in the spatial trends in geography antidepressant prescribing as a result of COVID-19. The project entitled COVID-19 and the Geography of Misery will use monthly prescribing data which is made freely available by the government. The spatial…
The research team at Sorby Environmental Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, School of Earth and Environment have repurposed their laboratory equipment for new COVID-19 related research. The Sorby Laboratory team are investigating respirator fit to inform face mask protocols.  This is a new Sorby Environmental Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, School of Earth & Environment and School of Engineering…
The coronavirus pandemic hits communities already reeling from the worst locust outbreak in 70 years and record high water levels in Lake Victoria by John Marsham and colleagues. Reported in Climate Home News, 11 May 2020 Photograph: Kenyans wade through floodwaters from Lake Victoria (Mathew Okello, Practical Action) A year of exceptional rainfall, floods and…
I am Taco Regensburg, a 34 year old Dutchman. My PhD project focuses on the hydrological connectivity between subsurface drainage networks (soil pipes) and streams in a heavily degraded blanket peat. My supervisors are water@leeds Professors Joe Holden and Pippa Chapman.  Over the past six month I have split my time between sample / data…