With many European governments making it compulsory to wear face masks in certain public places, and others recommending it, will masks become part of ‘the new normal’ in the UK? Professor Helen Spencer-Oatey and Professor Perry Hinton look at what norm theory can tell us about behaviour change.
The UK Government has begun recommending the wearing of non-medical face coverings in enclosed spaces. Will it become the norm to see people in Britain wearing masks while outside their homes? Professor Helen Spencer-Oatey and Professor Perry Hinton look at how mask-wearing became the norm in other cultures in this comment piece.
Dr Dimitra Hartas from Warwick's Centre for Education Studies comments on the education attainment gap between richer and poorer families.
The UK passed the peak of new Coronavirus cases on April 8, and the disease is now on a downward trajectory, but zero new cases are not now predicted until early August, according to updated modelling from Dr Roberto Pancrazi (Warwick Economics and the CAGE Research Centre)
"I suddenly discovered the wisdom in the well-established Islamic teaching telling us to always prioritise facilitating the ‘prevention of common harm’ to the wellbeing of all." Dr Abdullah Sahin, Reader in Islamic Education, reflects on the challenges and opportunities around celebrating Ramadan during the coronavirus lockdown