The Lothian Diary Project
Investigating how the Covid-19 lockdown is
changing the lives of people in Edinburgh and the Lothians
The Lothian Diary Project is now closed to new submissions
Cameras down, computers closed, microphones off – we’re done!
Thank you to everyone who took part!
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Your participation has generated £595 in donations to local charities!
Thank you so much for your generosity!
About the Lothian Diary Project
Covid-19 has changed life as we know it...
We’ve all had to adapt to changes in our day-to-day lives. Some changes have been more difficult than others, and affect each of us in different ways. The Lothian Diary Project is investigating how Covid-19 has affected all of us here in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
We want to know how your life has changed: your daily routine, the way you work and communicate with people, and how you’ve been coping during these challenging times.
Unlike other studies, we’d like to hear your story in a direct and personal way. All you have to do is create a short audio or video diary, and then answer a few survey questions.
To say thank you, we will pay you £15, or make a donation to your favourite charity.
By taking part, you can help support Lothian community members, researchers and policymakers understand the impacts of this pandemic in the long term.
Where to go now?
The Lothian Diary Project is part of Edinburgh Speaks and made possible by a cross-school collaboration between linguists, psychotherapists, political scientists, and data scientists at the University of Edinburgh.