From the impacts of social distancing, to looking at how families can best manage home-schooling to exploring how our world leaders are responding to this crisis, social sciences researchers at the University of Birmingham are helping to unravel the complex and evolving economic and societal challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Forced migration, sexual and gender-basedviolence and COVID-19COVID-19 Briefing Series, 20 May 2020(Authors: Sandra Pertek, Professor Jenny Phillimore and Pip McKnight)
COVID-19 and the past, present and the futures of workFutures of Work, 5 May 2020(Authors: Tony Dobbins)
After Coronavirus We Need a New Social ContractTribune Magazine, 2 May 2020(Authors: Tony Dobbins)
COVID-19 and prisons – the response of England and WalesUniversity of Oxford Blog, 1 May 2020 (Author: Dr Anna Kotova)
Half the world's workers face losing their jobs, says ILOAl Jazeera, 29 April 2020(Contributor: John Bryson)
Coronavirus: what does it mean when the government says it is ‘following the science’?The Conversation, 29 April 2020(Authors: Sophie King-Hill and Martin Powell)
On Covid-19 social science can save lives – where do we start?From Poverty to Power, Oxfam GB, 22 April 2020 (Author: Heather Marquette)
Using graphics to cut through Covid’s complexity From Poverty to Power, Oxfam GB, 21 April 2020 (Author: Heather Marquette)
Coronavirus crisis is a turning point for the NHS – for good or bad we just don’t know yetThe Conversation, 21 April 2020(Author: Mark Exworthy)
The pandemic is being used to erode democratic freedoms. Civil society must fight backMail & Guardian (Africa), 17 April 2020(Co-Author: Nic Cheeseman)
Coronavirus: polling shows British public values compassion over economic stabilityThe Conversation, 9 April 2020(Author: James Arthur)
Coronavirus: extra police powers risk undermining public trustThe Conversation, 6 April 2020 (Co-Author: Alex Oaten)
Coronavirus: Social distancing is cutting asylum seekers off from education and supportThe Conversation, 6 April 2020 (Author: Reza Gholami)
Coronavirus: Williamson warned over grading 'injustice'Tes.com, 2 April 2020 (Contributors: David Gillborn, Kalwant Bhopal and Reza Gholam)
The far-reaching and long-lasting implications coronavirus will have on the future of the UKWales Online, 30 March 2020 (Contributors: David Dunn & Isabelle Szmigin)
Flexible working, digital dating and the new ‘normal’: predicting life after coronavirusThe Stylist, 28 March 2020 (Contributor: John Bryson)
Car production set to hit record lowThe Telegraph, 27 March 2020 (Contributor: David Bailey)
Dealing with Coronavirus – how can we learn from Africa’s experience?Sierra Leone Telegraph, 26 March 2020 (Contributor: Richard Black)
Coronavirus: how UK job retention plan borrows from collectivist EuropeThe Conversation, 24 March 2020 (Author: Tony Dobbins)