Fiona McHardy at the Poverty Alliance reflects on how the research can be used to strengthen systems for people hit hardest when a pandemic intersects with other issues of inequality.
22 February 2021
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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Kristina Saunders shares insights into the challenges faced by sex workers during lockdown, highlighting that lives and livelihoods have been acutely impacted by Covid-19.
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
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.
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.