Funding awarded from the CSO for research into Covid-19

Thursday 30 April 2020

Researchers from the School of Medicine have been awarded funding from the Government’s Chief Scientist Office following their funding call for for Scottish-led rapid research in Covid-19.


Dr Ruth Bowness will lead Multiscale mathematical model to simulate Covid-19 infection, and Prof Colin McCowan has been awarded funding for the project Identifying community Covid-19 cases and exploring differences with patients diagnosed in healthcare settings.  Additionally, Dr Anita Laidlaw and Dr Jo Cecil will be working with Dr Kim Walker from the University of Aberdeen on the project ‘To develop evidence-based interventions to support doctors’ well-being and promote resilience during COVID-19 related transitions (and beyond)’ and Dr Gozde Ozakinci will be working on the project ‘Protecting population physical & mental health during the coronavirus pandemic: A representative national weekly survey to understand changes’ with Prof Diana Dixon also from the University of Aberdeen.


Full details of all the funding awarded can be found on the CSO website

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