Lex-Atlas COVID-19: A Comparative Study of National Legal Responses to COVID-19

About the project Lex-Atlas aimed to provide an integrated overview of national legal responses to COVID-19. It analysed how countries deployed emergency legislation within their constitutional and socio-political contexts and examined how different forms of disruption, or variations in social policy coverage and care of human rights ensued. It attempted a neutral account of the […]

The Covid-19 Review Observatory: Tracking Parliaments’ Performance in the UK during the Pandemic

About the project The Covid-19 Review Observatory records, tracks and assesses how parliaments across the UK have held governments to account for human rights protection during the pandemic. Focusing primarily on the making of legislation, regular opportunities for review and scrutiny (such as question time or scrutiny of delegated legislation), and ad hoc reviews (like […]

Nursing Narratives: Racism & the Pandemic

About the project Nursing Narratives has taken a ground level approach to understand the experiences of Black and Asian healthcare staff in the pandemic. Through surveying and interviewing workers, it has found that racism is prevalent in the health and social care sector, and structural racism impacted healthcare workers. A mix of social science and […]

Ethics, Law, and Governance

An Urgent Review of Single Source Procurement During the Pandemic: Recommendations for Best Practice and ReformDr Luke Butler – University of Nottingham Assessing the viability of access and benefit-sharing models of equitable distribution of vaccines in international lawDr Mark Eccleston-Turner – Keele University Children, acceptable health risks and COVID-19: Ethical guidance for a fair policy responseDr Sapfo […]