Publication summary

Raheelah Ahmad and colleagues examine how knowledge mobilisation worked during the covid-19 pandemic and call for successful models to be embedded in UK research and policy environments

Who this is for

  • Policy makers
  • Researchers
  • International public and private organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations

Key findings

  • Effective response to the pandemic required real time use of research knowledge
  • Some existing infrastructures for generating and mobilising research findings accelerated collaborative working during the pandemic, and helped direct research appropriately
  • Investment is needed in integration of data, particularly for social care
  • Successful knowledge mobilisation needs to be sustained and expanded to support our recovery from the covid-19 pandemic and respond to further threats