Topic: Research issues

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 ...

RESEARCH NOTES

Blame games: how can blossoming policy-research relations survive the COVID-19 recriminations?

Blame games: how can blossoming policy-research relations survive the COVID-19 recriminations?

Amid the understandable desire to take public stock of how the pandemic was managed, Matthew Flinders asks how to ensure ...
Mental health depends on collective wellbeing. So why aren't we mapping it at an organisational level?

Mental health depends on collective wellbeing. So why aren’t we mapping it at an organisational level?

Mental health is nearly always seen as an individual issue requiring individual solutions – yet in reality, it’s as much ...
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 do you know what decision-makers want, and give them what they need, during the pandemic? IPPO’s learning journey

How do you know what decision-makers want, and give them what they need, during the pandemic? IPPO’s learning journey

What does it really mean to be 'demand-led'? IPPO’s Principal Investigator, Joanna Chataway, explores the realities – and challenges – ...
Watch this IPPO-Conversation webinar on how to tackle the long-term social impacts of COVID-19

Watch this IPPO-Conversation webinar on how to tackle the long-term social impacts of COVID-19

IPPO's Geoff Mulgan joins the British Academy's Hetan Shah, Professor Deirdre Heenan and Jo Adetunji from The Conversation to discuss ...
Welcome to the IPPO Living Map: a systematic way of keeping track of social science research on COVID-19

Welcome to the IPPO Living Map: a systematic way of keeping track of social science research on COVID-19

The IPPO Living Map has been created to help policymakers make sense of all the research that is amassing on ...