COVID-19 research (Coronavirus)

Essex and COVID-19

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As the world asks questions on COVID-19, Essex finds the answers

We are a world-leading University focusing on excellence in education and excellence in research. Ranked top 20 in the UK for research excellence by the latest Research Excellence Framework, Essex researchers provide the robust data and analysis needed to tackle key global challenges.

Every part of society in almost every country in the world has been affected by COVID-19. Our academics have placed themselves at the heart of the global fight to tackle its short and long term effects.

These pages are designed to highlight and help you navigate the very best of our COVID-19 expertise. You will find our list of COVID-19 experts and their contact details, highlights of our latest coronavirus research, examples of our expertise in the media, funding information for researchers and key contact details for the University of Essex.

Whether you're a policy-maker, practitioner or a fellow researcher - take a look and get in touch. We're waiting to engage and share our expertise.

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Contact us
Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research) Professor Christine Raines
University of Essex
Head of Communications Ben Hall
University of Essex