Lorna Pepperill

Student, Durham University

About Lorna Pepperill

I'm Lorna and I'm studying Combined Hons in Social Sciences at Durham University. My subjects include sociology, politics and anthropology with a core interest in theories as well as social division. 

I am devoted to discovering and understanding the structures and relationships that govern our lives and society. Through learning and applying sociological, political and anthropological theories I believe we can uncover not only valuable but also critical information on how we interact with society and vice versa. 

My summer research topic explores if the Covid-19 pandemic has influenced how one views their body and health and whether this influence is gendered. Through questioning people's changing relationships to food, exercise and social media throughout the lockdowns, I aim to begin to unearth the entanglement of unprecedented social phenomena and body image. 

I am a/an:

Undergraduate Scholar

Area of Expertise

Politics Social Sciences

Research Topic

Health Politics Sociology

Laidlaw Cohort Year

2021

University

Durham University

I am from:

United Kingdom

I speak:

English

My hobbies/interests are:

Cooking/Baking Pets Podcasts Politics & current events Reading Swimming

I am open to participating in mentoring/buddy programmes

Yes

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