This blog brings together scholars in iHuman to reflect on some of the social implications of Covid-19, to think critically about formal and government responses, to consider questions of expertise and to raise matters of equity and social justice.
A (brief) history of shielding
COVID-19 has led to an explosion in new words and phrases linked to the virus that help us to make sense of the world we are living in now. Professor Katherine Runswick-Cole gives a brief introduction to shielding.
Crisis or no crisis: labels matter
Professor Katherine Runswick-Cole, Professor in Education at the University of Sheffield.
Stem cells in the air now!
Dr Ros Williams, Lecturer in Digital Media and Society, Sociological Studies and iHuman, University of Sheffield