Topic: Policy issues

COVID-19 shows the importance of building play into the fabric of education and child support strategies

COVID-19 shows the importance of building play into the fabric of education and child support strategies

Early in the first lockdown, a playworker asked on social media: ‘Could playwork be considered as key working?’ This question ...
What has COVID-19 shown us about the best ways to encourage people to adopt preventive health behaviours?

What has COVID-19 shown us about the best ways to encourage people to adopt preventive health behaviours?

The COHeRe project has identified three key factors driving healthier and less risky behaviours – leading to recommendations for more ...

RESEARCH NOTES

Range and variety in models of public inquiry: how to stimulate innovative inquiry design, process and practice

Range and variety in models of public inquiry: how to stimulate innovative inquiry design, process and practice

Through our inquiries workstream, IPPO is seeking to encourage discussion of new ways of thinking about public inquiries by adopting ...
‘A COVID-19 Inquiry for Scotland’: IPPO's submission of evidence to the Scottish Government

‘A COVID-19 Inquiry for Scotland’: IPPO’s submission of evidence to the Scottish Government

This is IPPO’s recent submission regarding the aims and principles of an independent public inquiry into the Scottish Government’s handling ...
At the start of Black History Month we should ask: are the UK’s COVID recovery strategies taking full account of its unequal impacts on different ethnic groups?

At the start of Black History Month we should ask: are the UK’s COVID recovery strategies taking full account of its unequal impacts on different ethnic groups?

The pandemic’s disproportionate effects on Black, Asian and ethnic minority families has pushed many far below what the British public ...
What are governments doing to support the regions, cities and towns hardest-hit by COVID-19?

What are governments doing to support the regions, cities and towns hardest-hit by COVID-19?

This global research scan by INGSA and the Blavatnik School of Government summarises policy initiatives introduced around the world to ...
Can virtual reality help to reduce racial bias and discrimination in the NHS?

Can virtual reality help to reduce racial bias and discrimination in the NHS?

Researchers at King’s College London are using VR to train NHS staff, managers and leaders in order to help them ...
Contemplating the COVID crisis: what kind of inquiry do we need to learn the right lessons?

Contemplating the COVID crisis: what kind of inquiry do we need to learn the right lessons?

The COVID crisis was uniquely wide-ranging and systemic – and requires a comparable model of inquiry. A non-traditional, ‘whole of ...