The University of Newcastle, Australia

Faculty Research on COVID-19

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, academics and researchers from the Faculty of Business and Law have been examining the impact of the virus on Australia. Compiled here is a list of articles by Faculty staff looking at COVID-19.

Political life after lockdown: a democractic reset or back to the future?

Coordinating the national response to COVID-19 has been led by an unfamiliar piece of political machinery, the National Cabinet. Prof. Jim Jose looks at a democratic reset or back to the future.


The impact of COVID-19 on tourism and hospitality

Professor Will Rifkin discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the hospitality and tourism industries.


Law in Lockdown - a Newcastle Law School podcast

The NLS explores the impact of COVID-19 on the legal community.


Dr David Savage discusses 'panic buying'

Stocking up to prepare for a crisis isn’t ‘panic buying’. It’s actually a pretty rational choice.


Behavioural economist Dr David Savage wants to hand out immunity certificates

Dr David Savage on the potential for COVID-19 immune individuals to be a valuable resource in combating the virus.


Newcastle Business School VheP group supporting the global fight on the covid-19 crisis

A faculty group from Newcastle Business School is exploring the impacts of COVID-19.


Associate Professor Amy Maguire on understanding the human rights issues of the Covid-19 pandemic

Law School academic helps to shape public understanding regarding human rights issues during the pandemic.