Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Tags #lockdown

Tag: #lockdown

Open for Business: the Reality of Easing Lockdown in London

I am tired of the ‘nice to be open again’ chat which has replaced ‘not bad weather today, eh?’.

Turning twenty in my bedroom: the illusion of being older

Turning twenty in lockdown has exposed even more just how performative the rituals we take for granted are.

Gastronomy and Gratitude

Returning to work after a three-month break would be difficult in any industry, but for the all-consuming nature of the hospitality industry, restaurants reopening and the prospect of returning to work must be additionally alarming.

The legacy of banana bread: how coronavirus transformed my relationship with...

It speaks volumes that in the midst of a pandemic, we are still so scared of getting fat.

Oxford Botanic Garden reopens

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum officially reopened to the public on 22nd June following their temporary closure in response to the...

Gender gap persists in lockdown, Oxford study finds

Oxford University’s Department of Sociology has released a report showing that gender inequality in the UK has remained throughout lockdown. The report, published on 9th...

Oxford scientists urge government not to ease lockdown

Oxford University academics are among over 100 scientists who have signed an open letter to the government, asking them to avoid easing lockdown prematurely.  The...

Social bubbles proposed for route out of lockdown

A study by a team of researchers from the Oxford Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science suggests creating ‘social bubbles’ to increase the efficiency of...


Stupid rules are still rules

Problem Gambling in Lockdown: How self-regulation is failing us

TW: Suicide, addiction, depression   As we remain locked up, another scourge is being let loose; welcome to the world of online casinos and virtual sports gambling....