We focus on how our researchers are navigating the challenges of the ‘new normal’ in order to fulfil our commitments to funders, deliver our KPIs and maintain the momentum we have built up over the past few years.
The Centre for Business and Society's response to COVID-19
In addition to the serious implications for people's health and the healthcare services, COVID-19 is having a significant impact on factors affecting businesses and society. Our researchers at the Centre for Business in Society have been exploring these impacts and sharing their expert thoughts on a variety of topics affecting us all in these unprecedented times.
On this page, you will find a collection of articles and blogs written by our experts to help you understand and prepare for what is happening in the world around us and what we can be doing in response.
This CBiS newsletter focuses on what the centre has delivered during lockdown, including successes for research, funding and the delivery of postgraduate training.
Kirstie Ball, Sally Dibb, and Sara Degli Esposti explore why governments need to demonstrate principled authority in order to ensure effective global health surveillance.
Dr Muhammad Kamal examines the impact of COVID-19 on higher education and developing countries that might not have the infrastructure to support distanced learning.
Exploring the impact that new socially distanced exercise habits might have on sports clubs who are already facing financial difficulties after years of government funding cuts.
As non-essential businesses reopen in England, Professor Lyndon Simkin has been exploring the effect of the three-month lockdown on the high street and the new challenges they will be facing post pandemic.
COVID-19 has obscured the many tensions wrought by Brexit, but when the dust settles, how do we address the tension that exists between Brexit and industrial strategy?
As a result of the UK’s COVID-19 pandemic response, road journeys have plunged by at least 70%. But how will this affect post-pandemic transport behaviour?
On Thursday 19/03/2020, the Bank of England (BoE) cut interest rates to a record-low 0.1% – what does this mean and what are we to make of this?