Topic: Research issues

Rapid Evidence Review: The Effectiveness of Selected Interventions for Tackling Public Health Misinformation

Rapid Evidence Review: The Effectiveness of Selected Interventions for Tackling Public Health Misinformation

We are keen to hear from people who are interested in this subject and would like to know more about ...
The 2022 monkeypox outbreak: considerations for public policy and social science research

The 2022 monkeypox outbreak: considerations for public policy and social science research

Social science questions related to Monkeypox can be addressed through both the synthesis of contextually relevant knowledge, as well as ...

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Changing the narrative: lessons for a world that is no longer 'at war' with COVID-19

Changing the narrative: lessons for a world that is no longer ‘at war’ with COVID-19

How was the language of ‘security’ harnessed during the pandemic and how could this – if unchallenged – enable those ...
Education has much to learn: how the relationships between research, policy and practice need to change in light of COVID-19

Education has much to learn: how the relationships between research, policy and practice need to change in light of COVID-19

The Director of the ESRC’s forthcoming Education Research Programme offers a personal view of how education researchers in England have ...
Born amid the devastation of COVID-19: a new index of civic strength for London

Born amid the devastation of COVID-19: a new index of civic strength for London

London's Civic Strength Index – co-designed by Londoners themselves – uses 75 indicators to capture how the power of local ...
Addressing declining mental health at a population level: three key themes for IPPO to explore

Addressing declining mental health at a population level: three key themes for IPPO to explore

IPPO recently brought together people working in mental health policy from all corners of the UK to consider this question: ...
What more can be done to harness the full powers of social capital? Notes from IPPO’s roundtable

What more can be done to harness the full powers of social capital? Notes from IPPO’s roundtable

Around the world, social capital can be seen to have affected the course of the pandemic. Our recent event highlighted ...
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 Public Policy Observatory’s launch, we present our latest thinking on the lessons we ...