Co-SPACE Media Interviews & Articles

Interview with Prof Cathy Creswell on BBC Newsnight, 16/07/20
Co-SPACE study findings on ITV Tonight, 16/07/20

The Guardian – ‘I’m broken’: how anxiety and stress hit millions in UK Covid-19 lockdown, An article analysing the mental health impact of the coronavirus pandemic with comments from Prof Cathy Creswell, 21/06/20

The Guardian – School closures ‘will trigger UK child mental health crisis’, An article discussing the impact of school closures with a reference to the findings of our Co-SPACE study, 20/06/20

The Sun – Primary school kids plagued by mental health issues in lockdown – the nine signs to know, An article discussing the findings from the fourth Co-SPACE report, 17/06/20

BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine Show – Dr Polly Waite discusses how families can support children with anxiety during COVID-19 lockdown, 17/06/20

BBC Breakfast interview, Youtube clip featuring BBC report on child and young adult mental health issues during COVID-19, including discussion by Dr Polly Waite about Co-SPACE findings, 16/06/20

The Telegraph ‘Children’s behaviour has got worse during lockdown with a rise in temper tantrums, Oxford study finds’(requires subscription to get digital access to full article), 16/06/20
Article describing changes in children’s behaviour during lockdown, following on from the Co-SPACE findings

Witney Gazette, ‘Mental health impact on children of coronavirus lockdown’, 16/06/20
Article describing impact of coronavirus on the mental health of children and young people with reference to the Co-SPACE findings and with comment provided by Professor Cathy Creswell

Express Star, ‘Younger children’s mental health suffering during lockdown’, 16/06/20
Article discussing the Co-SPACE study findings with comments from Tom Madders from Young Minds and Professor Cathy Creswell

Oxford Mail ‘Mental health impact on children of coronavirus lockdown’, 16/06/20
Article explaining Co-SPACE study with comments from Professor Cathy Creswell

Sound Health and Lasting Wealth, ‘Primary school pupils suffering more emotional problems in lockdown, says Oxford University study’, 16/06/20
Article discussing the Co-SPACE study findings with remarks from Professor Cathy Creswell of the University of Oxford and Tom Madders from Young Minds

Daily Mail, ‘Primary school pupils are suffering increasing emotional problems as lockdown progresses, Oxford University study finds’, 16/06/20
Article in which Professor Cathy Creswell from the University of Oxford and Tom Madders from Young Minds discuss the findings from the fourth Co-SPACE report

TES ‘Primary pupils finding lockdown harder, study shows’, 16/06/20
Article discussing the fourth update from the Co-SPACE study with comments from Tom Madders from YoungMinds and Professor Cathy Creswell

ITV Meridian News interview, mp4 file providing information on the first report from Co-SPYCE study, 10/06/20

Cherwell, ‘Oxford launches study on lockdown’s effects on young people’, 21/05/20
Article explaining the aims of the Co-SPACE study with comment provided by Professor Cathy Creswell

Nursery World, ‘Coronavirus: Parents need help with managing children’s emotions’, 20/05/20
Article detailing the remit and initial findings of the Co-SPACE study with comment provided by Professor Cathy Creswell. Further information is included about the Co-SPYCE study which covers similar topics but is aimed for families with preschool children.

Radio Verulum, The Parents Show, 30/04/20 (from 45:00)
Dr Polly Waite discusses managing children’s anxiety during Covid-19 lockdown

The Sunday Times ‘The Funday Times: a guide to home learning’, 26/04/20
(Requires subscription to get digital access to full article)
Professor Cathy Creswell comments on the Co-SPACE study and how to keep children motivated and happy studying in lockdown.

The Sunday Times ‘Body & Soul: How to keep your children happy during lockdown: a parents’ guide’, 26/04/20
(Requires subscription to get digital access to full article)

Professor Cathy Creswell gives advice for parents during lockdown

5 Live Breakfast ‘Your Call’ with Chris Warbuton, 19/04/20 (only available on Listen Again until 19/05/20)
Professor Cathy Creswell contributes to the phone-in with advice around how families can cope with lockdown

Oxford Science Blog ‘Latest on Oxford’s fight against COVID-19’, 22/04/20
Dr Polly Waite comments on the Co-SPACE study.

The Guardian ‘Fifth of primary children afraid to leave house over Covid-19, survey finds’, 10/04/20
An article providing details from the first update from the Co-SPACE study

The Sunday Times ‘I’ve recanted: give toddlers your phone, says baby guru’, 05/04/2020 (Requires subscription to get digital access to full article)
An article about how the pandemic is changing family life includes comment from Prof Cathy Creswell.

The Banbury Guardian ‘Oxford researchers seek to tackle impact of coronavirus on young people’s mental health’, 30/03/20
Professor Cathy Creswell discusses the aims of the Co-SPACE study

Total Health ‘Children’s mental health in a time of lock down’ 30/03/20
Professor Cathy Creswell comments on children’s mental health during lockdown.

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