Just a few days ago I had my first Covid vaccination jab. After more than a year of various levels of lockdown, this seems like such a big personal step forward for me and many others. And while there is still a long way to go, it is certainly starting to feel as though we are firmly now transitioning from BC (Before Covid) to AC (After Covid). Not surprisingly, along with coping with the challenges of the past year, these feelings inevitably result in more of our attention turning toward preparing for the future. The question that remains, however, is what kind of future can we expect in this new era? Read More
The recently launched DIGIT Lab is a Next Stage Digital Economy Research Centre led by Exeter INDEX. Together with academic partners, the University of East Anglia and Oxford Brookes University, and over 20 industry partners, the centre is working with Large Established Organisations (LEOs) to understand the barriers to driving change and improving productivity through digital transformation.
Dr Inmaculada Adarves-Yorno, Senior Lecturer in Leadership Studies, discusses how COVID-19 has provided the whole world with unprecedented uncertainty. Government and companies have their own way of dealing with national and industrial uncertainty. But what about individuals? How can each of us deal with uncertainty? Read More
Peter Hopkinson, Professor in Circular Economy and Co-Director Exeter Centre for the Circular Economy, explains how the vital role of single use plastic in protecting workers and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the complex issues we face in trying to address the increasing use of plastic in society.