Research conducted by the University of Bedfordshire estimates that children in the care system are seven times more likely to be subject to imprisonment during childhood than those who are not in care, and learn to adopt a ‘survivor mentality’.
University of Bedfordshire researcher, Dr Banita Lal, explains how technology and mobile phones ‘provide promise and opportunity’ for colleagues to stay connected and motivated during the Covid-19 pandemic.
An addiction expert from the University of Bedfordshire has warned about the escalation of alcohol consumption which is likely to occur in light of Covid-19.
The University of Bedfordshire is helping the fight against Covid-19 by providing much needed materials to create full face visors for healthcare professionals.
The University of Bedfordshire’s Football Team is running the equivalent 2,302 miles to Croatia and back to raise money for the NHS.
Students from Bedfordshire’s School of Computer Science Technology have taken part in the latest installation of IBM’s annual coding challenge, leading the University to finish in third place out of all competing institutions, world-wide.
The world is likely to be affected long-term by the consequences of Covid-19. As we start to adjust to a new ‘normal’, the University of Bedfordshire has been working non-stop to support local businesses through the challenges they are facing during lockdown.
"Universities can make a significant contribution through the knowledge and experience of their staff and their physical resources."
Second year Primary Education student at the University of Bedfordshire, Martha Kay, has created her own YouTube channel to broadcast her own art lessons for children.
University of Bedfordshire’s staff and students have been proudly ‘doing their bit’ in the fight against Covid-19. From supporting local communities to helping on the frontline, their efforts are now being celebrated as part of the national #WeAreTogether campaign.
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