COG-UK News and Events

The latest news, blogs, events and videos across the COG-UK consortium

Events / Videos

14 Oct 2021

COG-UK Together Event 14th October 2021 – Logistics: Catherine Ludden, Cristina Ariani & Sam Robson

COG-UK Together Event 14th October 2021 – Logistics: Catherine Ludden, Cristina Ariani & Sam Robson

Events / Videos

14 Oct 2021

COG-UK Together Event 14th October 2021 – Welcome note from organisers and keynote address by Sharon Peacock

COG-UK Together Event 14th October 2021 – Welcome note from organisers and keynote address by Sharon Peacock

Events / Videos

7 Oct 2021

Watch the third COG-UK Science Showcase Event – October 2021

Thank you to all the speakers, chairs, attendees and organisers of the COG-UK Anniversary Science Showcase Event. If you missed the live event, you can watch the full recording here.

Blog / Events / Videos / Women in COG

6 Oct 2021

Why Dr Magdalena Skipper left the world of academia and became Editor in Chief of Nature

In the latest instalment of our Women in COG series, we caught up with Magdalena Skipper – Editor in Chief of Nature

Events / News

23 Sep 2021

COG-UK’s third Science Showcase – SARS-CoV-2 genomics in action: Thursday 7 October

Join us on Thursday 7 October between 13:00 and 15:30 BST to learn about the role of SARS-CoV-2 genomics in COVID-19 national studies.

Blog

9 Sep 2021

An app for understanding SARS-CoV-2 spike protein mutations

An interactive web-based application has been developed to help explain reports on SARS-CoV-2 mutations and variants generated by COG-UK for a non-expert audience.

Blog

2 Sep 2021

Explainer: Generation and transmission of inter-lineage recombinants in the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

For the first time, COG-UK researchers have reported the clear detection and characterisation of recombinant SARS-CoV-2 viruses.

News

25 Aug 2021

Hospital-acquired COVID-19 tends to be picked up from other patients, not from healthcare workers

Read a summary of a recent study from researchers at the University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Blog / Events / Videos

23 Aug 2021

Covid Connections: From Mild to Mortal — Unlocking the Mystery of COVID-19 Symptoms

Read the Wellcome Sanger Institute's summary of the latest Covid Connections event.

Events / Videos

11 Aug 2021

Covid Connections: Big data in a pandemic world — how our data defies travel restrictions

Covid Connections are a series of free, virtual panel discussions, organised by Wellcome Connecting Science and COG-UK.

Blog / Events / Videos / Women in COG

30 Jul 2021

From London Zoo to NHS England – the story of Angela Douglas, Deputy CSO

In the latest instalment of our Women in COG series, we caught up with Angela Douglas – Deputy Chief Scientific Officer for NHS England and NHS Improvement.

News

27 Jul 2021

Alpha variant spread via ‘super-seeding’ event within UK: Oxford, Northeastern and Edinburgh Universities

Read the Oxford Martin School's press release on a recent study that analyses the transmissibility of the Alpha variant.