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Pandemic ethics public dialogue launch: why we did it, what we learned, and what we plan to do next.

This week sees the publication of a report detailing a public dialogue which explored the ethical values underlying people’s responses to the covid-19 pandemic. The report was commissioned by the UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator, and conducted by Hopkins Van Mil. Whilst...

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A-levels 2021: understanding grade inflation and fairness

Workstreams: Data use

This blog by Ruchi Sharma and Cian O’Donovan explains how A-levels have been graded in 2021 and shows what this means for how we can understand grade inflation and broader issues of fairness in the exam system.

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Public engagement in a healthcare crisis: lessons from Ebola for covid-19 and the pandemics to come

By Jamie Webb The Overseas Development Institute described the 2014–16 Ebola outbreak as an ‘epidemic of mistrust: the flame of a virus hitting the tinder of suspicion.’ Local communities, sceptical of the motivations of foreign organisations and governments following a...

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