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News Archive: July 2020

Bangor and Santander Universities offer support through Enterprise Support Allowance during COVID crisis

Bangor University and Santander Universities are supporting student and graduates with their businesses and new ventures through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Publication date: 3 July 2020

Work begins on UK system for estimating COVID-19 cases from wastewater

Scientists will develop a standardised UK-wide system for detecting coronavirus in wastewater, in order to provide an early warning of future outbreaks and reduce reliance on costly testing of large populations.

The majority of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 - the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease - are believed to shed the virus in their faeces, even if they are asymptomatic, so sewage surveillance is widely seen as a promising way of identifying future disease hotspots.

Publication date: 2 July 2020

Three from Bangor University shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year Awards

Creative writing is in full flow at Bangor University as two creative writing Lecturers have been included in this year’s English language Wales Book of the Year shortlist, and a Journalism Lecturer is shortlisted in the Welsh language Llyfr y Flwyddynshortlists, announced on I July 2020.

Publication date: 1 July 2020