Materials and resources summarising how EAVE II has helped to inform policy decision-making in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meetings with Government
Scottish Parliament Long COVID Inquiry
Scottish Government reports
On 23 December 2021, the Scottish Government COVID-19 Recovery Committee held an evidence session in which results collected by the EAVE II team were discussed.
These preliminary results came from the team's investigation into the relative severity of the then-dominant Omircon variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. These findings helped the UK avoid a second winter lockdown.
Read the official report for the 23 December 2021 Scottish Government COVID-19 Recovery Committee meeting
Watch the 23 December 2021 Scottish Government COVID-19 Recovery Committee meeting
Read the full summary in plain English for the EAVE II findings that were discussed
The Scottish Parliament's COVID-19 Recovery Committee Report - Road to recovery: the impact of the pandemic on Scotland's labour market (2023)
The COVID-19 Recovery Committee launched an inquiry to investigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on potential drivers of economic inactivity.
A report of its findings were published on 7 February 2023. EAVE II's Principal Investigator, Professor Sir Aziz Sheikh, provided comments for the report.
Read Road to recovery: the impact of the pandemic on Scotland's labour market