COVID-19 has wrought unprecedented disruption around the world. From exacerbating social and economic inequalities, and destabilising billions of children’s education, to threatening global progress on climate change: no sector of society has remained untouched by the pandemic.
Researchers across Oxford's Social Sciences Division mobilised rapidly to confront these complex challenges. Here you can discover the latest COVID-19 research news, explore the vast range of social sciences research taking place across our departments, watch interviews and conversations with social scientists across the Division, and explore highlights of our researchers' expert commentary and analysis in the media.
Insights, news, and expert opinion from Oxford's social scientists
Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the IPPO a collaboration between the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, UCL, Cardiff University, Queen’s University Belfast, and the University of Auckland, together with think tanks including the International Network for Government Science and academic news publisher The Conversation.