Public confidence in the UK Government’s ability to handle the Covid-19 pandemic dropped sharply following the news that Dominic Cummings, senior aide to the Prime Minister, had seemingly broken lockdown rules, finds new analysis by UCL researchers. The research, published in The Lancet, analysed data from the UCL Covid-19 Social Study, looking at over 220,000 […]
Young Londoners have been struggling to live and work in cramped housing during lockdown, shows new research by LSE London. Researchers surveyed Londoners who share their homes with others—either renting with flatmates or partners, or living with parents. Most were between 20 and 39 years old. The survey, sponsored by the property developer Pocket Living, […]
GCU staff are being trained to support student mental health and wellbeing Santander, through Santander Universities, is supporting Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) with £25,000 of funding to help train staff to support student mental health and wellbeing. Working alongside the University’s Students’ Association and SAMH (the Scottish Association for Mental Health), GCU will use the […]
Goldsmiths, University of London is working with Imperial College London researchers and the UK games industry to develop and release a Tetris-inspired educational game for young people to learn about Covid-19 and the importance of social distancing. CovidBlox is a free mobile game for young people aged 11-18 to learn about the way the Covid-19 […]
Musicians of Liverpool City Region (LCR) are being asked to contribute to essential research into the effects of Covid-19 on the local music scene. The University of Liverpool’s Department of Music has teamed up with Bido Lito! Magazine to coordinate research into the effects of lockdown and social distancing on Liverpool City Region’s crucial music […]
Academic project to document our relationship with food A group of food lovers has launched a project to document our complex relationship with food during the pandemic.
A chocolate research centre in Reading will be maintaining strict quarantine conditions, even as the COVID-19 lockdown has begun to lift. That’s because the University of Reading continues to operate the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre during the global coronavirus pandemic, as it has done for the past 35 years, with scientists and technicians operating under […]
A new research project has launched called ‘Nature up close and personal: A wellbeing experiment’, investigating the relationship between nature connectedness and wellbeing. The collaboration between the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH), the University of Derby and the British Science Association (BSA) is asking the public to get up close and personal with […]