Trust and confidence fell significantly over the past six weeks
The Policy InstituteNEW survey with @IpsosMORI: Trust and confidence in the govt's response to Covid-19 declined significantly over the past six weeks:
🔵 51% now trust govt to control Covid-19, ⬇️ 18pts, from 69%
🔵 59% trust govt information on virus, ⬇️ 17pts, from 76%
The effects of Covid-19 – and the measures to control it – on the capital
The Policy InstituteNEW: Working with @centreforlondon and @CuspLondon, we've assessed how the capital has been affected by coronavirus and the lockdown in terms of:
💸 The economy and business
🚗 Mobility and travel
Many say they would be uncomfortable leaving home even if restrictions were lifted.
The Policy Institute"Analysis by King's College in London suggests there are three broad groups when it comes to lockdown: accepting, suffering and resisting."
@BBCMarkEaston highlights our latest study
MARK KLEINMAN: What were once cities' benefits are now their vulnerabilities
The Policy Institute"Almost overnight, many of the benefits of large, global cities have become vulnerabilities. What was previously greatly desired – crowds, proximity, connectivity, openness – is now feared."
Professor Mark Kleinman writes for our coronavirus series
New research has revealed that there are three different types of response to the lockdown, and it makes a lot of sense.
The Policy Institute"...new analysis from King’s College London has revealed that our individual responses to the lockdown can be sorted into three distinct groups: the accepting, the suffering and the resisting."
The UK is made up of three broad but distinct groups who are responding in different ways
The Policy InstituteNEW STUDY: Analysis reveals the UK is made up of three broad but distinct groups of people responding to the coronavirus crisis and lockdown in different ways:
🟣The Accepting (48% of UK)
🔵The Suffering (44%)
🟠The Resisting (9%)
Misunderstandings are widespread, and many are struggling with life under the new rules
The Policy InstituteNEW UK STUDY with @IpsosMORI:
🟣A quarter believe coronavirus "probably created in a lab"
🟣1 in 10 think visiting elderly relatives is advised
🟣1 in 7 say lockdown already difficult to cope with
🟣1 in 5 have argued more with people they live with
The coronavirus is placing an unprecedented strain on global medicine production and supply systems
The Policy Institute"The coronavirus pandemic, an equal-opportunity screwer-up of business-as-usual, is about to bring poor quality medicines to your medicine cabinet, wherever in the world you live," writes public health researcher @ElizabethPisani for our Covid-19 series
There are lessons to be learned for future homelessness policy
The Policy InstituteLouise Casey has been advising the UK government on its strategy to keep people who are homeless safe during the coronavirus crisis.
Writing with Niamh Mohan, she says the crisis has made people see homelessness for what it is: a major public health issue
Crises can lead to big social change, and this one might too – if certain conditions are met
The Policy InstituteNEW: We're starting a series of expert analysis pieces looking at what the coronavirus means for politics and policy.
The first is by @RSAMatthew, who looks at how the crisis could lead to big changes in trust, government and democratic engagement
The former universities minister will lead a new project on Britain's place in the global knowledge economy
The Policy InstituteWe're pleased to announce that @JoJohnsonUK will be joining @KingsCollegeLon as President's Professorial Fellow.
His work at King's will include leading a new project examining Britain's place in the global knowledge economy