This is the website of the study: “Health and social impacts of Covid-19 in Scotland”. We aim to understand how the response to Covid-19 including lockdown measures is affecting those who may already have been isolated or excluded.
If you are interested in sharing your experiences with us, find out more about how to take part.
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Teresa Piacentini, Nughmana Mirza and Molly Gilmour have produced a Sage Methods Online Research Case Study that helps researchers think through and navigate online methods especially in working with those marginalised by language, economic security and gender. The case study can be accessed here.
The Criminal Justice stream analyses 86 responses to a survey circulated across prisons in Scotland. Overall, imprisoned people reported worsening mental and physical health as a result of Covid restrictions during Spring and Summer 2020. These reduced time out of cell, contact with family and varied activities.
The Criminal Justice Stream, led by Ryan Casey, published an article in the Probation Journal. (Online First, 2021) Abstract: In this paper, we draw on data from a recent study of how Covid-19 and related restrictions impacted on vulnerable and/or marginalised populations in Scotland (Armstrong and Pickering, 2020), including justice-affected people (i.e. people in prison … Continue reading Pervasive Punishment in a Pandemic →
Sarah Armstrong analyses data from partner Amina, The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre. It shows the impact of closure of places of worship on wellbeing. The briefing also includes information about hate crime, finances, mental health and humour. Amina, The Muslim Women’s Resource Centre, a third sector organisation working with women in Scotland, circulated a survey … Continue reading Early impact of Covid-19 lockdown on Muslim & Black Minority Ethnic women in Scotland →
Sarah Armstrong analyses data from our prison survey, focusing on how we make sense of those who said that things were ‘the same’ as before lockdown.
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