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Up Close & Policy: Tackling Loneliness, Research Networks and Government

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How can researchers and policy professionals collaborate to tackle the mental health and isolation crisis in the UK?
A discussion between academics and government representatives on their partnerships on tackling loneliness and social isolation.

Hear from Professor Sonia Johnson and Dr Alexandra Pitman from the Loneliness and Social Isolation in Mental Health Network. They will be joined by Professor Pamela Qualter, Professor of Education at Manchester University, and Ravneet Virdi, Head of Tackling loneliness at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports, to share their experience at the frontier of academia and policy.

Click here to learn more about the Loneliness and Social Isolation in Mental Health Network


Date: 12th January 2022
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost: Free
Organizer Name: Loneliness and Social Isolation Network