Lessons from Lockdown: Findings from the UCL-Penn Global Covid-19 Mental Health Study

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Thursday, December 3, 2020
7:00pm— 8:30pm
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Daniel Velázquez Escobar Ronald Dirienzi Craig Doyle Stephan Coridon Jose Raffo Alivia Hall Alex Souza Stephan Grillmaier Ricardo Bampa Diane McGrath Renee Hall Line Groot Degner Oluwakemi Adeyemi - Wilson Kavya Akash Bakshi Alex Hall Sarah-Jane Littleford Abby Hall Isabella Tagliaferri Vanessa King Helen Neuburger Minli Zhao Dianne Inniss Diqiao Liang Claude Perol Allen Thomas Andrew Yeo Kai Qian Melissa Yang Michelle Domanico Ines de Bagration Brian Morrison Stephanie Louris Natasha Vorley Karen Bullivant Hinal Shah Andrea Crompton Betty Huber Maxwell Levy Judith Bollinger Joel Melamed Christine Brentani Lorna Gunn Elizabeth Forgash Kimberley Aparisio Aditya Shah Rishav Kanoria Victor Schonfeld Lauren Petley
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Join us for a panel discussion with Dr. Keri Wong.  Assistant Professor of Psychology at UCL. Keri will discuss her recent findings from the UCL-Penn Global Covid-19 Mental Health Study.

Date: December 3rd, 2020

Time: 7 p.m. GMT

Venue: Online via Zoom


  • Dr. Wong’s areas of focus and interest;
  • Study Objectives;
  • Findings of the study, including: 
    • Impact of Covid-19 measures on various mental health parameters such as: sleep quality and loneliness across age groups/demographics;
    • Disparate impact on mental health across age groups and demographics;
    • Adherence to Government measures;
    • Top mental health stressors;
  • Uniqueness of Covid-19 stressors compared to other mental health stressors;
  • Best Coping Strategies;
  • Mental Health Assistance;
  • Objectives of Phase 2 of the study; and
  • Selected findings from other Covid-19 mental health studies.


Keri is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at University College London. Her research focuses on understanding the developmental causes of social (mis)trust and antisocial behaviour in children and adults in the community. She currently leads the UCL-Penn Global COVID Study which examines the short-/long-term effects of the pandemic on mental health, physical health, and trust in others. The study is currently recruiting more participants in its second wave of data collection. Keri received her PhD in Social and Developmental Psychology from the University of Cambridge (Newnham College) and was the former Betty Behrens Research Fellow at Clare Hall, also at the University of Cambridge. She graduated from Penn in 2010 with a BA (Hons.) in Psychology and an MA in Criminology.

You can learn more on https://globalcovidstudy.com/about/ or follow us on Twitter @GlobalC19Study and Instagram @GlobalC19Study.



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