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Expert Comment


Expert comment on the education attainment gap for poorer families

Dr Dimitra Hartas from Warwick's Centre for Education Studies comments on the education attainment gap between richer and poorer families.


Expert comment - maintaining mental health during lockdown

Dr Harbinder Sandhu, Associate Professor in the Clinical Trials Unit at Warwick Medical School and clinical psychologist, comments on wellbeing and mental health as the "lockdown" is extended for another three weeks.


Loneliness and Self-isolating - how to combat it

1.5 million people in the UK will receive letters from the Government asking them to self-isolate for 12 weeks in the coming days to reduce the risk of contracting Covid-19. For those self isolating already, loneliness may be a feeling that starts in the coming days or weeks.

Professor Kimberley Brownlee, from the University of Warwick's Department of Philosophy comments on loneliness in the UK, and how to combat it at a time when we all need it.


The challenge facing our creative industries - expert comment

As the Chancellor prepares to announce a package of support for workers whose jobs are at risk because of COVID19, Dr Heidi Ashton from the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies highlights the particular challenges for people in the creative sector.


Dr Helen Atherton on the use of digital consultations to combat coronavirus spread

Dr Helen Atherton, expert in the use of digital routes of access to general practice and alternatives to the face-to-face consultation at Warwick Medical School, comments on the use of video-based consultations of patients by hospitals to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus.


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