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New research co-authored by the University of Birmingham shows unpaid carers seeking formal help with their physical and mental health during the lockdown were unable to access it.
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Posted 26 October 2020
Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite receives Philip Leverhulme prize and funding to advance research into the growth and corporatisation of charitable food in the UK
Posted 30 September 2020
The Third Sector Research Centre has been exploring community responses to COVID-19 - from lockdown and beyond
Posted 04 August 2020
Research shows unpaid carers seeking formal help with their physical and mental health during the lockdown were unable to access it.