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.
Re-Emerge? Different perspectives on the experiences of parents during Covid19 and the opportunities of creativity
Reflections on the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences ‘Understanding Society’ event on 1 November 2022
Dr Jessica Bradley, School of Education, University of Sheffield
Global connections and pandemic disconnections: What planning a wedding shows about early responses to the COVID-19 outbreak
by Carlos Cuevas-Garcia
Follow the science, just not that one! Inequality, bias and UK science advice.
Rokia Ballo (UCL) & Warren Pearce (University of Sheffield)
Introducing Being Human During COVID-19
by Paul Martin, Kirsty Liddiard, Stevienna de Saille, Warren Pearce
Imagining the pandemic public: conspiracy-minded or healthily sceptical?
by Dr Warren Pearce, iHuman/Department of Sociological Studies
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