Exploring immune system responses to COVID-19
An update on Professor Ken Smith’s exciting research looking at the different reactions of individuals’ immune systems to COVID-19.
Freddie and his mum lighting a fire
Forest school introduces students to the wild world
A new ‘forest school’ run by arts charity Rowan Humberstone offers creative and fun activities in a wild woodland setting to adults with learning disabilities.
Michelle Linterman and her research team
Investigating vaccination responses in older people
Dr Michelle Linterman’s team have made further breakthroughs on the causes of a poor response to the flu vaccine in the immune systems of some older people.
Working together at Eddie's before lockdown
Befriending project turns to TV
A face-to-face befriending scheme for young people with learning disabilities took a creative line in response to the pandemic lockdowns.
A YOPEY volunteer at work before the pandemic
Dementia befriending scores success online
Local charity YOPEY has moved its intergenerational befriending service to digital alternatives with tremendous success.
Dr Joseph Hutton
Research Training Fellowships are a springboard to future breakthroughs
Leading researchers of the future are launching their careers through the one year Research Training Fellowship (RTF) funded by The Evelyn Trust.
A lifeline of fun and laughter in lockdown
The Laughter Specialists are providing a lifeline for seriously ill and disabled children and their families through comedy and laughter therapy in lockdown.
£200,000 for health and wellbeing projects
The funds are aimed at Cambridgeshire charities that need support for their vital health and wellbeing services following an income drop during the COVID-19...
Rapid community response bears fruit
Eight community-based health and wellbeing projects were chosen for a £5,000 emergency grant from the rapid pandemic response fund announced back in March.