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'Invisible' unpaid carers going hungry in lockdown

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Research suggests more than 100,000 unpaid carers in the UK have had to rely on food banks during the pandemic.
Date:
18 June 2020

Carers and COVID-19: Hunger and mental health

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Although we've been clapping for carers throughout the pandemic, research has found that a number of them are silently facing unthinkable hardships
Date:
18 June 2020

Birmingham ranked third in the UK for Social Policy

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In the latest Complete University Guide 2021, Social Policy has been ranked third in the UK reflecting a steady climb for the department over the past few years.
Date:
15 June 2020

Researching Covid-19 and its impact on families

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Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite and researchers from the University of York are working together to explore how families in poverty navigate #Covid19UK, while also tracking how the social security system responds.
Date:
27 April 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on UK communities

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Research commissioned by Local Trust on the impact of Covid-19 on UK communities is being undertaken by TSRC. The in-depth research will look at how 25 different communities across England are responding
Date:
27 April 2020

Investigation on the impact of shame in heathcare

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Researchers to investigate impact of shame on doctors, medical students and patients as part of major new study funded by Wellcome, which will be run by Dr Matthew Gibson.
Date:
21 February 2020
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