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Locking down Leicester - Expert Comment

"Lockdowns in democracies have always been about trust. In order for localised lockdowns to be effective, it is important to know what the public health threshold is for creating a localised lockdown so that communities don’t feel that they are being disproportionately impacted." Dr Sharifah Sekalala comments on the potential challenges of a Leicester lockdown.


Pubs reopening - expert comment from historian

Beat Kümin, Professor of Early Modern European History at the University of Warwick, comments on the role pubs play in community.

Tue 23 Jun 2020, 15:30 | Tags: wellbeing, Britain, History, coronavirus, Public Health, alcohol, COVID-19

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.


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