Battling Covid-19 using research, analysis and insight
The webinar series is free to attend for Full Individual & Corporate Members.
For Associate & Non Members, sign up to Full Individual Membership for just £20.00 to access the full series and other membership benefits. Alternatively, your organisation can sign up to Corporate Membership for £125.00 and all colleagues will have access to the webinar series. Sign up.
The webinars will be hosted via Zoom Meetings. If you haven’t used Zoom before, we recommend you register for a free account here and download the software onto your computer or device in preparation for the webinars. If you already have a Zoom account, please make sure you have downloaded the most recent update of the software.
For the best experience we recommend participating on a computer or tablet rather than a smartphone.
Please note, all webinars will be recorded, by registering to attend you are providing consent.
Wednesday 12th May 2021: 10:30 – 12:00 Understanding the impact of COVID and lockdown
Understanding Older People’s Experience of Lockdown: Using Citizen Space Erin R. Murray, Research and Policy Officer, Scottish Borders Council
COVID Health Equity Manchester: Understanding and responding to the impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities and other at risk groups Neil Bendel, Public Health Specialist (Health Intelligence), Manchester City Council
Medium Term Impact of Covid-19 on Essex Services and Residents: A view of emerging challenges facing services in 2021 & beyond Nicki Mallett, Head of Data & Analytics & Stephen Simpkin, Data Science Fellow, Essex County Council
The Research Design Service (RDS) is offering the chance to ‘drop’ in to an informal discussion with RDS advisers about health and social care research, after this webinar.
Do ‘Drop-in’ if you:
have an idea for research that needs external funding
would like to develop partnerships with academic researchers
are considering becoming more involved in academic research as a career.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to ‘drop-in’ or just enter the breakout room that will be available immediately after the Webinar for a more general discussion.
If you’re not coming to the this webinars, but are interested, do make contact anyway through the ‘request support’ button on your local RDS homepage
Tuesday 18th May 2021: 10:30 – 11:30 Local voices through lockdown: using innovative qualitative research approaches to inform Covid-19 recovery planning Lucy Morrell, Research Director, Lucy Bush, Research Director, BritainThinks & Adam Hawksbee, Head of Policy & Programme Development, West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA)
Thursday 27th May 2021: 14:00 – 15:40 What to do with all this data? – Developing platforms to analyse and share COVID-related data with professionals, service users and citizens
Building an integrated systems response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Bury Helen Smith, Strategic Performance & Intelligence Manager, Bury Council & Angela Partington, Head of BI, Bury CCG
Using Health, Social Care, Benefits and Troubled Families data to assess vulnerability during the COVID-19 pandemic John Bowers, Liverpool Families Programme Data and Information Manager, Liverpool City Council
CoronaWatch: The Suffolk Covid-19 Data Story Natacha Bines, Head of Population Insight, Suffolk County Council
During the webinar you will hear from the webinar sponsor OCSI. There is also opportunity to book 121 meetings before and after the webinar to hear more about their work.