Topic: Research issues

IPPO one year on: what have we learned about how to help policymakers make better-informed decisions?

IPPO one year on: what have we learned about how to help policymakers make better-informed decisions?

On the first anniversary of the International Observatory’s launch, we present our latest thinking on the key challenges we must ...
Watch this IPPO-Conversation webinar on the future of adult social care in the UK

Watch this IPPO-Conversation webinar on the future of adult social care in the UK

The day after the UK Government published its new White Paper on adult social care reform, The Conversation and the ...

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We know people’s mental health levels have deteriorated during COVID-19. Now we must find out which responses work at scale

We know people’s mental health levels have deteriorated during COVID-19. Now we must find out which responses work at scale

Governments are committing more resources to mental health, yet we don't know which interventions could be scaled up in the ...
The Synthesis Gap: reducing the imbalance between advice and absorption in handling big challenges, from pandemics to net zero

The Synthesis Gap: reducing the imbalance between advice and absorption in handling big challenges, from pandemics to net zero

This paper focuses on how governments should synthesise inputs from many disciplines and sources to make decisions. But the issue ...
What do we want from COVID-19 public inquiries?

What do we want from COVID-19 public inquiries?

IPPO’s recent global roundtable on public inquiries highlighted important questions about how best to design an inquiry to ensure it ...
The future of online learning: what have we learned from COVID-19 emergency remote education initiatives?

The future of online learning: what have we learned from COVID-19 emergency remote education initiatives?

This is a summary of findings and recommendations from IPPO's new systematic review of evidence across 38 countries during the ...
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 ...
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