Innovation and Economics - Career

Career - Sep 14
Research from the University of Birmingham has concluded that the process of giving to charity has to be grounded in evidence rather than reaction. The research conducted by Caroline Greenhalgh and Professor Paul Montgomery from the Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham shows how ‘evidence is crucial to determine whether or not a programme works but far too few funders use evidence when reaching funding decisions.' During the COVID19 period many charities are experiencing a rise in demand from a growing number of people as the pandemic has affected hundreds and thousands of people whose livelihoods and income has been eroded.
Career - Aug 28

Nine out of ten employees who have worked at home during lockdown would like to continue doing so in some capacity, research suggests.

Health - Jul 27

An independent review into the deaths of London bus drivers from COVID-19, led by the UCL Institute of Health Equity suggests an earlier lockdown would have saved lives.

Pedagogy - Jul 29

Lockdown has also had a disproportionately negative impact on parents, especially mothers, with a majority noting that they have been carrying out more housework and care New research from the University of Kent and the University of Birmingham has found that mass homeworking during the COVID-19 lockdown has presented significant challenges for parents, particularly mothers, but has also changed the way that many people intend to work in the future.

Health - Jul 27

An independent review into the deaths of London bus drivers from COVID-19, led by the UCL Institute of Health Equity suggests an earlier lockdown would have saved lives The review also shows that many of the drivers who died had underlying health conditions that put them at greater risk  greater risk during the pandemic.


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