The DWELL project research team reflect on experiences and implications of remote data collection via Online Focus Groups during lockdown.
Adele Phillips discusses how a broad public health campaign with an emphasis on prevention is still important in the fight against Covid-19.
Academics from across different faculties question whether the recent Public Health England reports have made any ground-breaking revelations around the inequalities faced by BAME people during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK.
Dr Abhaya Induruwa looks at the problems of developing the NHS Covid-19 contact tracing app.
Dr Kristy Howells explains how physical activity can help this Mental Health Awareness week.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Rama Thirunamachandran explains how and why the government urgently needs to support universities with training key public service professionals.
A recent report suggests microbes found in soil may have an antidepressant effect and as it’s National Gardening Week, and the country is still on lockdown – some are spending more time planting and pruning. John Hills asks if soil can make us feel good?
Principal Lecturer Anne Cooke gives five tips to help look after our mental health and wellbeing during lockdown.
This Saturday marks ‘World Encephalitis Day’ raising awareness of syndromes caused by brain inflammation, but as Joel Petch, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Bioscience at Christ Church and Dan W Joyce, Research fellow from the University of Oxford discuss, some cases may be misdiagnosed as a form of schizophrenia, not encephalitis and this has the potential to delay the correct treatment.
Joel Petch, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Clinical Science, discusses the dramatic rise of food banks in the UK and why we should take a closer look at how this is affecting our children’s mental health.