Being at one of the first in-person conferences since COVID-19 was surreal, but valuable, writes SciDev.Net managing editor Ben Deighton regarding ESOF 2020.
The new coronavirus outbreak, which led to the global pandemic, has an impact on researchers and the progression of their work.
The COVID-19 brought disruption. As societies tentatively begin to reopen, the pandemic holds lessons for how the world faces the climate crisis threat.
COVID-19 has upended most of life as we know it, including searching for a new role in science or academic. But, there is hope.
As the novel coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world without treatment or a vaccine, uncertainty and fear prevails, leading many people to stockpile food, cleaning products and toilet paper.
With university and other research institutions closed, researchers have had their research interrupted: from slight readjustments to work from home to complete project interruptions that cause delays.
The coronavirus crisis is showing us that working together is possible when the threat is direct and immediate. Let’s hope that it will open the way to drive real collaborative actions for other threats such as climate change with more indirect or distant impacts.
During the global shutdown, many scientists had to face working in confinement – not only away from the lab and its facilities, but also away from their research teams and colleagues. But what if you were married to your partner? Scientists Viviana and Luigi found themselves flourishing in this new type of scientific environment – combining their expertise from different fields to devise a new methodology that has spurred into an international partnership.
Interview on COVID-19 with Professor Elias Mossialos, Professor of Health Policy, Head of the Department of Health Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Director of LSE Health, UK, and Chief Adviser to the Greek Government on the COVID-19 pandemic.
EuroScience President Michael Matlosz explains the challenges of organising the 9th edition of the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) conference during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
We are entering a new normalcy, living with risk and social reorganization. Digital tracing is considered a promising tool to return to normal social life.
Technology is advancing what medical health professionals are able to offer to patients in terms of treatment, tracking symptoms, and preventative care.