Welcome to COVID-19 and low-income families: researching together, where researchers can together explore the practical, ethical, and methodological challenges in researching poverty in the pandemic. This space will provide researchers with the support, tools, and resources to collectively think through how and indeed whether to carry out research during the pandemic.

We are also working collaboratively with a range of research teams already undertaking fieldwork across the UK with families in poverty, to support the generation of data specifically on COVID-19, and then synthesising and disseminating the findings to policy makers. Meet the team ➞ Meet our collaborators ➞

blog

Researching poverty
during COVID-19

Check out our blog series, which works through some of the practical, ethical, and methodological challenges of researching poverty during COVID-19. We want to hear from you about issues that you think are important, but that we have not covered so far in previous blogs or webinars. Dissent and disagreement are welcomed! Read blog ➞

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Researching poverty in the pandemic: thinking through ethical issues and challenges

Started in June 2020. In this series, we explore issues such as avoiding harm and distress; how to best take participatory research online; influencing policy and practice; and what worked and what didn’t work in researching during these times. Watch now ➞

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Up to date list

We're constantly adding to this growing list of helpful resources. Let us know if you want to add your own work. See now ➞

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