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COVID-19 Research in Scotland

Working with partners across UK, Scotland led, enabled and delivered world-class COVID-19 research, a key element of the Government’s overall response to the pandemic. This included

The Chief Scientist Office of Scottish Government  also launched dedicated funding calls to increase the understanding of coronavirus (COVID-19), screen potential treatments and support clinical trials. 

One hundred and thirty-nine proposals were received from across Scotland’s universities and research institutes. Following an independent expert review process, 56 projects were selected for funding, establishing a pan-Scotland portfolio of high-quality research on COVID-19 that delivered rapidly and informed policy and clinical practice in responding to the pandemic. 

Chief Scientist Office infographic showing key highlights from the Rapid Research in COVID-19 Programme. All information can be accessed in the below link.

Final reports for the Rapid Research in COVID-19 Programme are available to view on the CSO website. 

Research into COVID-19 treatment and care continues. Members of the public can search for current trials taking place by using Be Part of Research.