Topic: Research issues

Notes from Bilbao: why is it necessary to incorporate psychology in urban planning?

Notes from Bilbao: why is it necessary to incorporate psychology in urban planning?

Idoia Postigo, General Director of Bilbao Metropoli-30, writes for IPPO Cities on the emotional life of the city and calls ...
Mental Health in the City: can developing a new ‘Urban Psychology’ be an antidote to poor design and policy?

Mental Health in the City: can developing a new ‘Urban Psychology’ be an antidote to poor design and policy?

Chris Murray, Director of Core Cities UK, writes for IPPO Cities on urban psychology in advance of his appearance at ...

RESEARCH NOTES

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...