Ipsos Update - July 2020

Welcome to July’s edition of Ipsos Update – our round-up of the latest research and thinking from Ipsos teams around the world. This month includes features on Black Lives Matter, attitudes towards refugees and the role of universities in the world today.

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  • Natalie Pearson Content Manager, UK
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CORONAVIRUS ENTERS A NEW PHASE

As the weeks turn into months, many are looking to resume some kind of normality but the situation is far from stable. Our latest research reveals public opinion on businesses reopening, beliefs on how the virus spreads, and a focus on South East Asia. Read more.

BLACK LIVES MATTER
Police brutality and systemic racism have come into public focus in the US and internationally as a result of George Floyd’s death. We review Ipsos’ opinion polling on the protests and on race relations more broadly. Read more.

WORLD REFUGEE DAY 2020

Our 26-country study finds that refugees are welcome – in principle. People are increasingly supportive of the right to seek safety from war and persecution, but are concerned about their own country’s ability to accept more refugees. Read more.

UNIVERSITIES AND THE PUBLIC GOOD

Three-quarters (77%) of people across 11 countries agree that universities have an important role to play in addressing the key challenges the world faces. But our survey points to other challenges, including the perceived value of university education. Read more.

WHAT WORRIES THE WORLD?

The latest analysis of our What Worries the World survey findings shows that public concern is now shifting from coronavirus towards job security in many countries with unemployment anxieties at the highest level recorded in five years. Read more.

MIXED MODE RESEARCH

In this fluid environment, Mixed Mode research will become increasingly important. Our introductory paper outlines how Mixed Mode can help to reach the right people in the right way to get the data we need. Read more.

SOCIAL ATTITUDES IN BRITAIN

New studies suggest that Britain is becoming more socially liberal We present the public view on LGBT+ rights and race equality in the country today. Read more.

A DISRUPTED SUMMER

With many rethinking their travel plans due to coronavirus restrictions and concerns, we look at how people in the US, Canada and Spain will be spending the summer months. Read more.

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