President of the Royal Society urges everyone to wear a face covering – In a recent announcement, the President of the Royal Society, Venki Ramakrishnan urged everyone to wear a face covering. His call comes as a new review of evidence reinforces the benefits of face coverings and suggests that they may protect the wearer as well as those around them:
“There are no silver bullets but alongside hand washing and physical distancing, we also need everyone to start wearing face coverings, particularly indoors in enclosed public spaces where physical distancing is often not possible.”
University Research Fellowship – This scheme provides long-term flexible funding for UK-based early career researchers, supporting them to build an independent research career and becoming leaders in their field. Researchers based in Ireland can be supported through the Royal Society’s Science Foundation Ireland University Research Fellowship. Hear from current University Research Fellows about how to make a successful application.
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