From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Dan Ward
Blog
May 2020

Mental health is important. It is something that we all have, in the same way we all have a state of physical health. When our mental health is in a good state, we can make the most of our potential, tackle what life throws at us and play a full part in our circle of family, friends and...

Joseph Lewis
Blog
May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented thse world with the most significant period of uncertainty since the financial crisis over a decade ago. At times like this, it is as crucial as ever to turn to scientific evidence and the best-available advice on how to proceed, which is why it is so...

Ethny Childs
Blog
May 2020

Our COVID-19 Impact Report highlighted the ways in which the pandemic is affecting our members and explored how we can support our membership further. Nearly 30% of members who took part in the survey are currently homeschooling their children in addition to their job, with over half of...

James Bellinger
Blog
May 2020

The way we interact with transport in our urban areas is set to dramatically change over the coming decades. Cities are already seeing the changes with new transport options like scooters, electric vehicles and hire bikes. The introduction of new mobility options, disruptive technology concepts...

Jonathan Atkinson
Video
May 2020

Soil means a lot of different things to different people and “good soil” can differ depending on the regime. 


Farmers look at soils with regards to health for crop growth or grazing, good drainage characteristics, good moisture holding capacity and good nutrient status. Developers...

Chris Whall & Ben Marner
Video
April 2020

There is widespread reporting of improvements in ambient air quality as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but much of the evidence has focused on direct comparisons between air quality measurements made before and after social and travel restrictions were in place. 


Such comparisons...

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