Campaign to end loneliness

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Monthly Archives: January 2024

The Youth Loneliness Scale: What does loneliness mean to young people?

Principle Investigator Prof Jennifer Lau and Research Associates Dr Laura Riddleston (Queen Mary University of London) and Dr Lily Verity (University of Manchester) explain the initial findings of their research project: the Youth Loneliness Scale (YLS).  Lily Verity will be presenting at the Campaign to End Loneliness conference on Thursday 8 February for our session…
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Loneliness inequalities: How Sense is responding

In 2014, Richard Kramer, CEO of Sense, contributed to our Alone in the Crowd report, a collection of essays we brought together to shine a light on the individuals behind the statistics, helping us to better understand who experiences loneliness, and what particular challenges they may face. As we look ahead to the next five…
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How to talk to strangers

Dr. Gillian Sandstrom is a social psychologist at the University of Sussex. Read her tips on how to talk to strangers as a way to help end loneliness. Getting started Do you like the idea of chatting to strangers as a way to tackle loneliness? Do you worry that you don’t know how to do…
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