COVID-19 severity associated with increased levels of air pollution in England, preliminary study finds

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have found an association between living in an area of England with high levels of air pollution and the severity of COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
April 21, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: infectious-diseases sustainable-earth covid-19 coronavirus pollution

Smog-eating graphene composite reduces atmospheric pollution

An international group of scientists, including from the University of Cambridge, have developed a graphene composite that can ‘eat’ common atmospheric pollutants, and could be used as a coating on pavements or buildings.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Dec. 5, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: engineering advanced-materials graphene environment pollution

Cambridge researchers supporting world's largest air quality monitoring network in London

Cambridge researchers are using their expertise in air quality sensors to support the new Breathe London project launched by Mayor Sadiq Khan earlier this week.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Jan. 17, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: spotlight-on-cities cities environment pollution sensor

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