Topic: Policy issues

ESRC Funding Announcement 2023-2024: IPPO to Mobilise Knowledge on Net Zero, Levelling up & Cities, COVID-19 Recovery, and Inequality

ESRC Funding Announcement 2023-2024: IPPO to Mobilise Knowledge on Net Zero, Levelling up & Cities, COVID-19 Recovery, and Inequality

In Phase 2, IPPO will extend its work to engage with a broader range of thematic areas that have a ...
Increasing the Reach of Science Using Tailored and Targeted Messages

Increasing the Reach of Science Using Tailored and Targeted Messages

Ultimately, relationships are the best way to increase the use of research in policymaking and help science achieve its intended ...

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Homelessness and COVID-19

Homelessness and COVID-19: a comparison of responses in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England

To better understand the different approaches of each UK nation during COVID-19, Nick Bartholdy and Faye Greaves present a detailed ...
COVID-19 vaccines

What does global evidence tell us about the optimal way to distribute COVID-19 vaccines?

The International Network for Government Science Advice has been monitoring different prioritisation models for vaccine rollout – from the arts ...
Coronavirus world map

A ‘super-wicked’ policy problem: the cross-border challenges of responding to COVID-19

IPPO’s Northern Ireland project lead Muiris MacCarthaigh on why taking a trans-national approach to pandemic responses has proved so difficult ...
A line of bottles containing COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 has sparked new relationships between the academic and policy worlds. How do we maintain them when the threat recedes?

Behavioural scientist Stephen Reicher highlights three key areas that must be addressed if academics and policymakers are to maintain the ...
What is the best way to reopen schools safely? Reflections from Scotland

What is the best way to reopen schools safely? Reflections from Scotland

When Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the country’s stay-at-home order, her stated priority was for educational settings to reopen ...
IPPO’s first UK-wide policy roundtable discusses the mental health of schoolchildren during COVID-19

IPPO’s first UK-wide policy roundtable discusses the mental health of schoolchildren during COVID-19

A particularly strong theme was the need to use this summer not simply for UK schoolchildren to catch up academically, ...