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UCL-Penn Global COVID Study Summer Webinar Series: 2 June - 21 July 2021

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The UCL-Penn Global COVID Study Team invites the public to our summer webinar series being held between 2 June to 28 July 2021.

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The UCL-Penn Global COVID Study Team would like to invite you to our summer webinar series taking place online every Wednesday 2 June to 28 July 2021. Our team have prepared 5 themed papers tackling different aspects of how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted different groups and in particular, our health, both physically and mentally.

Speakers from the University of Massachusettes Lowell (USA), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing China), University of Pennsylvania (USA), University of Trento (Italy), and the University College London (UK) will be joined by discussants who are experts in the field as well. The final titles of the talks will be published in May.

2021 Schedule:

WEBINAR 1 [2 June] - I'm alone but not lonely. U-shaped pattern of perceived loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and Greece

  • Dr Gianluca Esposito, Associate Professor, University of Trento & Nanyang Technological University
  • Dr Andrea Bizzego, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Trento
  • Mr Giulio Gabrieli, 2nd year PhD candidate, Nanyang Technological University
  • Alessandro Carollo, Research Assistant, University of Trento

Discussant: TBD

WEBINAR 2 [16 June] - A two-wave network analysis of COVID-19’s impact on schizotypal traits and mental health

  • Dr Wang Yi, Assistant Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Dr Keri Wong, Assistant Professor, University College London

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WEBINAR 3 [30 June]

  • Dr Jill Portnoy,Assistant Professor, University of Massachusettes Lowell

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WEBINAR 4 [14 July]

  • TBD

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WEBINAR 5 [28 July] - Let’s talk! What do we need to recover?

  • Dr Keri Wong, Assistant Professor, University College London

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***This FREE event is sponsored by the UCL Global Engagement Fund and open to the public. We particularly welcome all study participants, families, and our international audience from around the world to join in on the discussion.***

If you have any questions, please feel free to email contact@globalcovidstudy.com.

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