A group of academics within our School is leading a research team which have assessed a range of face coverings to test whether they could potentially help limit the spread of Covid-19. The team made a series of findings that could aid policymakers producing guidance on the wearing of masks to help combat the virus, which can be spread in small droplets of water in people’s breath.
The School of Engineering has the welfare of its students and staff as its highest priority. In the current pandemic, the University of Edinburgh has taken decisive action to reduce risk, yet still provide a high quality learning experience for students.
We have answered some Frequently Asked Questions specifically for School of Engineering students below. Information will be added to this page as it becomes available. Please check back regularly.