Exploring the Impact on Society

We’ve developed a number of trackers, panels and checkers for both the virus and the impact of lockdown on lifestyle, mental health and wellbeing.


In this section

Health & Wellbeing Checker (V-HAWK)

V-HAWK provides real time data to assess the prevalence and impact of COVID-19 on the general population.

COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium Study

Psychologists at Ulster University are working on a rapid response survey of the mental health and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

How self-isolation is affecting our health

National survey to understand the effects of social distancing on our physical and mental health launched by Ulster University and Anglia Ruskin University.

Helping Samaritans better understand and meet the needs of callers

The school of psychology and computing have joined forces to understand the impact that the pandemic is having on a major support helpline

Santander Business Continuity & Recovery Fund

Twenty-eight graduates awarded £1,000 each by Santander Universities to help them during the pandemic.

NI Covid-19 Tracker

Tracker for Northern Ireland using data from the Department of Health, the Health Surveillance Protection Centre, John Hopkins University, Google, and Apple.

Understanding Parents’ experiences of home-schooling in Northern Ireland

Researchers at the UNESCO Centre, have undertaken a series of surveys to understand how parents are supporting home learning during the pandemic.

Ulster University and partners raise funds to fuel education at home

Ulster University, Ulster Community Investment Trust and Santander Universities unite to fund access to learning

Covid-19 Podcasts: The challenges for health and social care in Northern Ireland

We are pleased to launch two new podcasts exploring challenges in health and social care in Northern Ireland