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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future of homelessness

Roundtable report: using evidence to tackle the long-term causes of homelessness in more systemic ways

In the second of IPPO’s policy roundtables, we discussed the future of homelessness in each UK nation in light of ...
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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 ...
Beyond the COVID crisis: can emergency measures be turned into systemic change to end homelessness?

Beyond the COVID crisis: can emergency measures be turned into systemic change to end homelessness?

Finland has seen unusual levels of success in reducing rough sleeping and long-term homelessness. Can its learnings inform strategies in ...
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, ...
Connecting UK decision-makers with the latest global research on COVID-19

Connecting UK decision-makers with the latest global research on COVID-19

How should we help schoolchildren who’ve struggled with online lessons to catch up? How should people living on the streets ...