Research and Engagement

Researcher Wellbeing during COVID

Information on Researcher Wellbeing during COVID including guidance for new staff and mental health resources.


Health & Wellbeing resource bank

The University has a dedicated page for wellbeing during lockdownpart of a wider Health and Wellbeing resource bank which includes links to resources on physical, mental and financial health. 

Supporting the wellbeing of others

If you are concerned about colleagues or students, the Wellbeing Resource Bank includes advice on supporting others. The Student Disability Service also has a guide to Helping Distressed Students.

Guide for new research staff

The IAD’s guide to Researcher Resilience, Thriving in your research position and its wellbeing themed Guide for new research staff were written pre-shutdown, but include advice that remains relevant. 

Pop-Up IAD workshops

To complement this, many of the online workshops in the Pop-Up IAD have a wellbeing slant.

Online mental health resources

Remember that the Univesrity has subscriptions to a number of online mental health resources.