About this theme
This theme covers topics relating to the pandemic and the minimisation of its effects across society including healthcare, domestic abuse, food poverty, mental health, education and more. It is an area of topical interest supported by our Covid-19 Action Fund. Fellows' stories
Senior lecturer Jonathan Vincent (CF 2017) created a free employability course online for autistic university students and graduates this month. This work forms as part of Jonathan’s Covid-19 Action Fund project, which looked at ways of helping autistic graduates into employment.
By Jonathan Vincent, 2022
The work of Dr Tim Robbins (CF 2016) and his team received the Our Health Heroes Digital Innovation Award this month. The award is in recognition of Tim’s Covid-19 Action Fund project, which is looking at ways of monitoring the health and wellbeing of Covid-19 patients from deprived communities who have diabetes.
By Tim Robbins, 2022
Social enterprise founder William Case (CF 2011) gave a guest lecture to health and social care students at Manchester Metropolitan University this month. William discussed his Action Fund project, which is offering support to disabled people and their carers on how to problem-solve during a time of crisis.
By William Case, 2022
Nurse Dr Ruth Oshikanlu (CF 2019) has launched a new website, Nurses and Midwives Talk, this month, featuring the conversations she’s had with healthcare workers during the pandemic. The project was inspired by Ruth’s Fellowship, which explored trauma-informed approaches to care.
By Ruth Oshikanlu, 2022
Social enterprise founder Eifion Williams (CF 2019) presented the findings of his mutual credit system pilot project to key stakeholders across Wales this month. This is part of Eifion’s Covid-19 Action Fund project and was inspired by Eifion’s Fellowship, which explored co-operatively managed dual currency systems.
By Eifion Williams, 2022