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Response and Recovery: putting in place systems to support those most impacted by COVID-19

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

Pervasive Punishment in a Pandemic

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

Early impact of Covid-19 lockdown on Muslim & Black Minority Ethnic women in Scotland

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

Why research lockdown?

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.

Recruiting Now

A Glasgow University study is now recruiting participants for research that explores how lockdown is experienced by those who are already isolated or marginalised.