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University of Southampton projects on COVID-19

In line with our commitment to support researchers throughout the University of Southampton to ensure that their knowledge and expertise translate into valuable local, national and international impact, Public Policy|Southampton dedicates this page to publicise the various policy projects that our academics are working on to face the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

If your current, or future research project, has a COVID-19-related output please contact or complete the Research Project Form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

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COVID-19 impact on graduate careers and decisions

This report, a collaboration between the University of Southampton and AGCAS, is the first release of a longitudinal study into how the pandemic has affected graduates' career decisions and outcomes.

Home schooling

Learning inequalities during the Covid-19 pandemic

A report by Dr Nic Pensiero, Prof Tony Kelly and Dr Christian Bokhove, Southampton Education School, University of Southampton, assessing how families cope with home-schooling during the Covid-19 pandemic

Indoor transmission

Reducing SARS-CoV-2 transmission indoors

Dr Tilman Sanchez-Elsner and expert colleagues from various universities have surveyed the possible methods to prevent SARS-CoV-2 propagation in indoor spaces. Read more here.


CPC's COVID-19-related research

CPC researchers are working to understand the economic and social impact of the pandemic on our lives. Click here to learn more.

testing for COVID-19

A new serological testing for COVID-19

Professor Max Crispin's and his team have recently undertaken research to map the sugars attached to SARS-CoV-2's spike. Read more about the project here.



Follow the developments of the latest University of Southampton COVID-19 related project - PeRSo.


Analysis describing COVID-19 research funding

The Research Investments in Global Health study (RESIN) have put together an analysis of global public and philanthropic R&D investments related to coronavirus research. Click here to explore more.

Impact of COVID19 in England

The impact of COVID-19 in England

Professor John Denham, Director of the CEIP, developed a new survey which aims to track our experiences, perceptions, values and ideas of the nation as the COVID-19 crisis develops.


WorldPop data to support fight against COVID-19

Prof Tatem and his team at WorldPop have put together a new platform to make WorldPop global demographic data more accessible for policymakers and frontline people in the fight against COVID-19.

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