School of Economics awarded two British Academy grants1 October 2021Governments of liberal democracies face a challenge when it comes to deciding when to disclose accurate statistics to the public. The COVID-19 pandemic has put statistics on infection rates and death rates into the spotlight.
Dr Toman Barsbai awarded University Research Fellowship for new study9 September 2021Dr Toman Barsbai, Associate Professor at the School of Economics, has been awarded a one-year University Research Fellowship by the University of Bristol for a new study. Dr Barsbai’s research project looks at shared local environments and the impact on behaviour across species.
School of Economics Coronavirus Research3 June 2021The School of Economics has established a Coronavirus Hub to collect research and commentary by colleagues on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The impact of lockdown on UK pupils9 March 2021A large-scale study by ImpactEd, supported by Babak Somekh, has tracked a cohort of British pupils from the beginning of lockdown in March to the end of Autumn 2020.
Humans, mammals and birds share key behaviours12 February 2021A recent study by Dr Toman Barsbai (Associate Professor, School of Economics) has found that foraging humans find food, reproduce, share parenting, and even organise their social groups in similar ways as surrounding mammal and bird species.