Educational material about influenza viruses

Lakdawala, S., Nair, N. and Hutchinson, E. (2019) Educational material about influenza viruses. Viruses, 11(3), 231. (doi: 10.3390/v11030231) (PMID:30866478) (PMCID:PMC6466267)

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Abstract

To supplement a special edition of the journal Viruses, entitled “What’s New with Flu?”, influenza virus researchers have worked together to generate simple educational material to communicate their science to school students. Educational materials suitable for a range of ages are included, from coloring exercises for younger students through to explanations of cutting-edge science in straightforward language for older students. This article contains a handout with influenza facts, a coloring page, a glossary and word find and a connect-the-dots exercise explaining the ideas behind recently published scientific papers. Together, these materials are intended to make research on influenza viruses more accessible to students and teachers.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hutchinson, Dr Edward
Authors: Lakdawala, S., Nair, N., and Hutchinson, E.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Viruses
Publisher:MDPI
ISSN:1999-4915
ISSN (Online):1999-4915
Published Online:07 March 2019
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2019 The Authors
First Published:First published in Viruses 11(3):231

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
703851Functional investigations of the influenza virus proteomeEdward HutchinsonMedical Research Council (MRC)MR/N008618/1MVLS III - CENTRE FOR VIRUS RESEARCH