Discover Understanding SocietyThrough Understanding Society, we see society through the broad range of social and political research we and others conduct, in the belief that this leads to better politics, policy and practice.
What worried the world in 2017?
Every month across the year, our What Worries the World survey series has asked an online sample of over 18,000 citizens in 26 core countries about the biggest worries for their nation, presenting them with a list of 17 concerns ranging from crime and violence to childhood obesity.
Shakespeare still shocks - even in Virtual Reality
Ipsos MORI and The Royal Shakespeare Company partnered on an innovative programme of research to explore the emotional engagement of theatre, live to cinema and a virtual reality experience when watching a performance of Titus Andronicus - Shakespeare’s bloodiest play.