Doing things differently
Humanities researchers at The University of Manchester are working to understand the wide-ranging impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) and the lockdown on our lives now and the future.
Over the next few weeks, we will be speaking to Humanities researchers about how COVID-19 and lockdown are changing the way that we think about society, politics, the environment and everyday life.
Our researchers discuss how scientific advice is structured in the UK, the challenges of responding to a pandemic, and whether the right people are in the room.
Researchers discuss the source and spread of conspiracy theories in Russia and the West, how they’re successful, and what can be done to stem the flow of misinformation.
Our academics explore the many facets of ethnic inequalities in the pandemic, from health to education, and examine how the pandemic may provide opportunities for change.
Our researchers consider some of the key issues faced by cities after COVID-19, using the city of Manchester as a focal point.
This seminar examines the gendered impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, looking in detail at the world of work.
A seminar exploring the importance of arts, culture and creativity during a crisis and the complex challenges facing the sector in Manchester, nationally and globally.
In this seminar an interdisciplinary panel of academics from across The University of Manchester discuss historic pandemics and their similarities to COVID-19.