Coronavirus: The Whole Story
PODCAST - Coronavirus: The Whole Story
UCL’s new podcast series, ‘Coronavirus: The Whole Story’ with host Vivienne Parry, will look at coronavirus through a different lens each week, from what happens in intensive care to economic impacts and recovery.
For more info and transcripts, visit www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-minds/podcasts/coronavirus
Organiser: UCL Minds Podcasts
Episode 1: What happens to you in intensive care?
Join us for the first episode of UCL’s new podcast series, ‘Coronavirus: The Whole Story’ with Vivienne Parry. Here we explore what happens inside intensive care. With special guests Professor Hugh Montgomery and Professor Mervyn Singer.
Episode 2: How can we track it?
Join us for the second episode of UCL’s new podcast, ‘Coronavirus: The Whole Story’ with Vivienne Parry. Here we explore how we can track the spread of the virus. With special guests Professor Andrew Hayward and Dr Eleni Nastouli.
Episode 3: What are the lockdown exit strategies?
Join us for the third episode of UCL’s new podcast, ‘Coronavirus: The Whole Story’ with Vivienne Parry. This week we’re discussing how, and when, the lockdown in the UK might end. With special guests Professor Paul Ormerod and Professor David Alexander.
Episode 4: Are children learning under lockdown?
Join us for the fourth episode of UCL’s new podcast, ‘Coronavirus: The Whole Story’ with Vivienne Parry. This week we’re discussing whether children are learning under lockdown. With special guests Dr Zachary Walker and Dr Rob Webster.
Episode 5: How is it affecting our mental health?
Join us for the fifth episode of UCL’s new podcast, ‘Coronavirus: The Whole Story’ with Vivienne Parry. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and we’re exploring the impact of coronavirus on people’s emotional wellbeing and mental health. With special guests Dr Daisy Fancourt, Dr Jo Billings and Dr Rochelle Burgess.
Episode 6: What can we learn from the history of pandemics?
Join us for the sixth episode of UCL’s new podcast, ‘Coronavirus: The Whole Story’ with Vivienne Parry. This week we're looking into the past, teasing apart the surprising similarities and learnings from previous pandemics - HIV/ AIDS in the 1980s and the Black Death in the 14th century. With special guests Dr John Sabapathy, Prof Graham Hart and Prof Dame Anne Johnson.
Episode 7: How close are we to finding a cure?
In this special edition, made for the Cheltenham Science Festival at Home, we’re exploring how we tackle and track the virus. Where are we in testing, developing the vaccine, and finding a cure to COVID-19? Join our host, Vivienne Parry, and special guests Prof Suzanne Farid, Dr Richard Angell, Prof Francois Balloux and Prof Judith Breuer.
Episode 8: How do we reimagine the future?
In this special edition, made for the Cheltenham Science Festival at Home, we’re exploring what the future will look like post-COVID-19. UCL experts discuss and provide a unique insight into how the pandemic affects how we reimagine the climate debate, helpful technologies, and public health. Join our host, Vivienne Parry, and special guests Prof Mark Maslin, Dr Jack Stilgoe and Prof Deenan Pillay.
Episode 9: How has the pandemic highlighted BAME inequalities?
This week we are addressing the recent report on disparities in the risks and outcomes of Covid-19 and discussing other issues of inequality during the pandemic. Join our host, Vivienne Parry OBE, and special guests Dr Rob Aldridge, Prof Nishi Chaturvedi and Dr Delanjathan Devakumar.
Episode 10: What does a physically distant COVID world look like?
This week, as lockdown continues to ease, we are talking about how to stay safe (and alert) both at home and out in the world. This episode talks all about the type of face mask to wear to getting our creativity back.
Episode 11: Proud to Help
We're shining a light on UCL staff and students who helped when they were most needed. Join our host Vivienne Parry OBE as we hear from Prof David Lomas, Vice Provost Health and Dr Sophie Bracke, new junior doctor - who both joined the frontlines at the height of the Covid-19 crisis.
Episode 12: How can behavioural science help us combat the virus?
Now that lockdown is beginning to ease, we’re exploring the role behavioural science plays in controlling the spread - and impact - of COVID-19. We’re joined by behavioural psychologists and SAGE advisors to learn more about behavioural and social strategies used, and which measures are - and aren’t - working.
Episode 13: How will our children recover from lockdown?
For this episode, host Vivienne Parry is joined by the IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society's Dr Amelia Roberts, Dr Lee Hudson, Clinical Associate Professor at the GOSH UCL Institute of child health, and UCL IOE alumna, psychology teacher and PhD student Shafina Vohra to discuss the effects of COVID-19 on young people, explore why and how children are not all impacted equally, and learn more about how they’re coping.
Episode 14: How will the pandemic change art and culture?
As one of the hardest hit sectors of all, this week we're looking at how museums and theatres are re-imagining the arts. Hear from this week's guests from UCL Arts and Humanities, UCL Culture, as well as a director of programmes at Sadler's Wells Theatre - our new neighbour in UCL East.