Pandemic

A nationwide field study, surveying the presence of antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in Northern Ireland.

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Exploring challenges in health and social care in Northern Ireland.

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As a University we are actively supporting the fight against coronavirus on many fronts.

Our experts are working directly with local and national government to scale up screening and develop new antibody testing. Our data scientists are working as part of the local government task force to predict the trajectory of infection and vital PPE is being manufactured at pace by staff and students from across the university.

We’ve always pioneered research that improves the lives of our communities and societies and addresses global challenges - and now we’re facing the biggest challenge that most of us have seen in our lifetime to date.

Collaborating with our partner organisations and industry as well as the general public, we are making a difference in the fight against COVID-19.


In this section

Preventing the Spread

Our multi-disciplinary teams are pioneering research to develop new antibody testing, using the latest technology to up scale the level of testing and designing and fabricating PPE.

Supporting the Government and NHS

Ulster's experts have been appointed as key advisers on Covid-19 government and industry taskforces to help predict the trajectory of infection and associated pressure on the NHS alongside planning for community response and overall exit strategies.

The Impact on Society

We’ve developed a number of trackers, panels and checkers for both the virus and the impact of lockdown on lifestyle, mental health and wellbeing.

Expert Analysis

Ulster University is home to a number of world-leading experts covering the fields of personalised medicine, digital health, biomedical sciences, psychology and more.

Support for Business

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation continues to intensify and present significant challenges for businesses, the need for business support has never been more prevalent.

Research output

Research reports authored by Ulster University on the study of Covid-19.

In the media

The economy in Northern Ireland faces long climb back to normal output

News Letter

15 September 2020

Ulster University helping develop home test for coronavirus antibodies

Belfast Telegraph

14 September 2020

School safety vital, and policy makers need to seek a clear goal

Belfast Telegraph

4 September 2020

Face coverings to be mandatory at Ulster University

Belfast Telegraph

26 August 2020

Latest news and updates

Ulster University partners with Council and Police bodies to safeguard students and local community

21 October 2020

Research advises of management strengths and areas for improvement to support wellbeing of Health and Social Care UK workforce during COVID-19

15 October 2020

Jessica Doyle, our former colleague at TJI, writes here about the gendered impacts of COVID-19

14 October 2020

Student mental health study receives funding boost on COVID-19 impact

9 October 2020

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