Research on Museums and Collections in the Pandemic

A central aim of the Pandemic and Beyond project is to connect researchers working on similar Covid-19 research problems so that projects can share knowledge, data and findings. Our first Knowledge Exchange Workshops were key to achieving this, bringing team members from each research cluster together to present their work and to discuss the connections […]


On-line means global: The essential role of communication and emotions in the digital transformation of the Creative and Cultural Industries

Communication and emotion have been crucial challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has forced the Creative and Cultural sector to turn to the digital world and operate online. Although not over yet, learning from the lessons of the pandemic has enabled creative communities to stand together and collaborate in shaping the post-pandemic future. In this […]


We are pleased to showcase three films that the Pandemic and Beyond have made in partnership with our resident filmmaker, Benedict Morrison. Each focuses on a key way that Arts and Humanities research has contributed to Covid-19 response and recovery. Coping Creatively This film reveals how five AHRC projects have explored the invaluable contribution that […]

Pandemic and Beyond Podcasts

The Pandemic and Beyond podcasts showcase the vital contribution that Arts and Humanities research has made to Covid-19 response and recovery. In each episode, a member of our team speaks to a project leader and someone that their project has had an impact on to find out about how their research is helping us deal […]


The Pandemic & Beyond team have conducted an empirical analysis of the 70+ projects of the AHRC Covid-19 portfolio, identifying thematic links between research projects and putting work into dialogue. We have identified four thematic clusters of Covid-19 research in the Arts and Humanities and you can read more about how this complements the broader […]


These pages bring together policy implications and recommendations emerging from studies within the Pandemic and Beyond portfolio. Follow themed links below for more information about individual studies and to download short policy briefing papers and other resources. Where possible, this information will be updated as findings emerge. The projects appearing on these pages are those […]


The Pandemic and Beyond brings together over 70 research projects in the Arts and Humanities that have examined the Covid-19 pandemic and are suggesting solutions to the urgent problems that have been created or exacerbated by the pandemic. We are a virtual hub where researchers, user groups, journalists and policymakers can meet, find out about […]


A hub for researchers, decision-makers, and user groups to understand how Covid-19 is impacting on law, culture, society, health and the Arts The Pandemic and Beyond brings together 70+ teams of researchers across the UK who are exploring the wide-ranging impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and looking for solutions. Our virtual hub connects research teams […]