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Saving lives through real-time insight

For our academic community, reacting to the global COVID-19 crisis was not enough. Instead, experts at the University assembled to respond by reimagining the approach to research in this area.

Working in collaboration with the government and key partners, NTU worked to analyse the dramatic impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on local economies, business sectors, non-compliant workplaces, the voluntary sector and other local social enterprises.

By providing real-time data through easy-to navigate dashboards and maps on how the pandemic impacted working practices and operations in these vital areas, policy makers and practitioners were able to effectively respond to the crisis.

The University also took the lead on assembling teams of researchers from both within NTU and across other institutions to analyse data, evaluate academic literature, produce reports and deliver transparent intelligence briefings.

Academics across NTU continue to inform debate and shape policies around the pandemic, offering their expertise to help strengthen resilience within communities, tackle inequality, aid recovery, help rebuild the UK’s economy and save lives.

Safety and Security of Citizens and Society

Our research around the response to the Covid-19 pandemic aligns with the research theme of Safety and Security of Citizens and Society.

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