Mental health in Scottish prisons under pressure during lockdown: Marguerite Schinkel explores the effects of lockdown on prisoners in Scotland, which has, in many cases made people’s lives more difficult than before.
Domestic Abuse: Early findings from the Third Sector. April Shaw reflects on how lockdown has affected survivors and the third sector practitioners supporting them.
Sarah Armstrong shares findings from our survey of organisations. Funding in the third sector, already typified by instability and short lifecycles, has become even more unstable during the pandemic.
This week Scotland in Lockdown is proud to support our research partner Poverty Alliance by taking part in Challenge Poverty Week. Every day this week we will be tweeting findings from our research to demonstrate how deeply inequalities shape experiences of lockdown. Challenge Poverty Week (CPW) is a weeklong campaign, beginning 5th Oct, pushing for … Continue reading CHALLENGE POVERTY WEEK #TogetherWeCan
Ryan Casey shares more early findings from our survey of organisations. Service providers have faced a uniquely challenging time during lockdown, reporting increased demand from client groups for food parcels, equipment for digital inclusion, and social activities.
The Stevenson Trust for Citizenship presents an online lecture and Q&A featuring our study co-lead, Professor Sarah Armstrong who will share some early findings of the project.
Gareth Mulvey offers an early analysis of our study’s organisational survey examining some positive effects on services during lockdown.
Chris Bunn shares emerging findings from interviews with people living with type 1 diabetes during the pandemic.
Lucy Pickering, a principal investigator on the project, shares her reflections on why research involving the effects of Covid-19 on marginalised groups is essential, with reference to some emerging findings.
Nicola Ceesay considers how young people in care have been affected by lockdown, which has combined with existing systems of restriction to entrench the inequalities that led people into care in the first place.
Molly Gilmour discusses how the pandemic has disrupted her own work, and has also provided opportunities to reflect on ethical approaches to research.
In this blog, co-PI Sarah Armstrong talks about the pressure, meanings of and need for ‘rapid’ social research on Covid-19.
A Glasgow University study is now recruiting participants for research that explores how lockdown is experienced by those who are already isolated or marginalised.