On Saturday (25 April), Working With Words ran as a virtual event showing that the innovation, collaboration and determination of staff, alumni and students is stronger than ever during these difficult times.
This month’s London Lecture – the first of its kind to be held totally online – provided a platform for more than 160 virtual attendees from at least fifteen different countries to engage with UEA research.
Student Services' Learning Enhancement Team are running virtual Revision and Exams Helpdesks over the next three weeks to help students prepare for online exams, as well as a Dissertation Cafe for undergrads working on their dissertations/final projects.
As Muslims across the world settle into the month of Ramadan, observer of Ramadan, Dr Zahra Khosroshahi, shared how online communities will be keeping the month’s traditions alive amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
Following a nationwide call for support for the NHS workforce, UEA students and staff have responded in their numbers, from undertaking placements to training former healthcare professionals who are re-joining the service at this time of national emergency.
It’s important that we continue to look after our physical and mental wellbeing during this time. UEA has a new covid-19 Wellbeing Resources page to signpost students and staff to initiatives both across the university and nationwide.
A new documentary about Dr Jane Goodall’s conservation work, activism and impact is premiering tomorrow (22 April) on Nation Geographic TV channels and includes footage of her visit to UEA in October 2019.
The challenge of remaining both physically active and socially distant during the coronavirus pandemic has been solved for children of local NHS staff, with the Sportspark reopening as a day-care facility to support and acknowledge dedicated frontline health workers.