COVID-19 and our exit from the EU have both had an important impact on science and technology in the UK. Many senior scientists have expressed concern over the future of research funding and valuable support for international collaboration.
Some people who have very specific medical conditions have been advised to shield during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all organisations including the charity sector. Unfortunately, the latest coronavirus lockdown further reduces the opportunity for people to raise money for charity. There are, however, still many ways in which you can fundraise at this time and raise vitally needed funds for MS Research.
The 1950s and 1960s were perhaps one of the most exciting eras of scientific discovery of the 20th Century.
In the UK vaccinations using two main vaccine options Pfizer BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca are well under way in the most vulnerable age groups, those over 70 and those with the highest risk of exposure to covid-19 infection such as healthcare workers and those in care homes looking after vulnerable residents.