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Division of Aerospace Engineering and Fluid Mechanics

Novel capsule based smell test for the assessment of hyposmia/anosmia

Principal investigator:Ahmed ISMAIL
Co-investigator(s): Helena AZEVEDO
Funding source(s):EPSRC IAA & STFC IAA
 Start: 01-12-2020  /  End: 31-12-2021
 Amount: £9000
SEMS divisions:
This project is to develop a cheap, scalable and rapid smell test for the assessment of hyposmia/anosmia including COVID19 related symptom in humans. The prototype test consists of a standardized number of aromatic oils capsules fabricated by coaxial dripping and placed between adhesive strips that users crush and pull apart to release the smell.