Topic: Policy issues

The value of keeping ethnic ties: why adherence to recommended COVID-19 health behaviours differs among young adults

The value of keeping ethnic ties: why adherence to recommended COVID-19 health behaviours differs among young adults

Using data from a unique survey of recent university graduates, MiSoC researchers provide new evidence on the role of strong ...
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Gender inequality and COVID-19: why ‘building back better’ can’t just mean a return to pre-pandemic ‘normal’

If policymakers are serious about recovery, their strategies should seek to fundamentally redress the gendered effects of the crisis, writes ...

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The rights of older people in care homes have been neglected for too long. Now is the time for change

The focus on care homes throughout the pandemic must lead to action on long-standing issues that COVID-19 has exposed so ...
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IPPO roundtable report: ‘COVID-19 will do to online learning what the first world war did to flying’

The pandemic has presented an extraordinary experiment in remote education for children of all ages. Our latest IPPO roundtable addresses ...
COVID-19 vaccine passport concept

Health certificates for COVID-19: what our review of research evidence implies for UK ‘vaccine passport’ policies

John Drury, co-author of the first rapid review of evidence on the behavioural effects of COVID-status certification, describes the review’s ...
How to boost UK jobs and skills after the pandemic: four priority areas for action

How to boost UK jobs and skills after the pandemic: four priority areas for action

The recent IPPO-Economics Observatory roundtable on adult training brought specialists and policymakers from all UK nations together to discuss how ...
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What have we learned about online learning? UK and global evidence on the emergency remote education of schoolchildren during COVID-19

Ahead of IPPO's next policy roundtable, we reflect on what has been learned about online and blended modes of learning ...
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To address ethnic inequalities in COVID-19, we must acknowledge the multifaceted influence of racism

Saffron Karlsen discusses five key issues that must be addressed if we are to establish a more complete understanding of ...