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New research suggests that likelihood of newborn babies catching COVID-19 is low

Research published in the BMJ Paediatrics Open journal analyses existing scientific literature covering cases of over 70 newborn babies

The first global analysis of existing scientific studies related to COVID-19 and newborn babies highlights that it is uncommon for babies aged up to four weeks old to become infected with the virus, with recorded cases experiencing only mild symptoms

27 May 2020

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New report highlights Covid-19 effect on disadvantaged households in West Cumbria Image

New report highlights Covid-19 effect on disadvantaged households in West Cumbria

Research from West Cumbria Child Poverty Forum and University of Central Lancashire underlines family and poverty issues caused by coronavirus lockdown

29 May 2020

Acclaimed self-published author wins third annual Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2020 Image

Acclaimed self-published author wins third annual Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2020

JE Rowney collects prestigious writing award which honours former UCLan lecturer

29 May 2020

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Intensive Caring

First year journalism student Jack Goodwin reports on the experiences of UCLan physiotherapy lecturer Amy Parkes who’s returned to the NHS frontline to treat Covid-19 patients.

28 May 2020

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Crucial gaps in the façade fire safety regulatory regime

Analysis of the criteria developed to approve the use of combustible materials on tall buildings uncovers inadequate processes

26 May 2020