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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof Martijn van Hemert about covid-19 treatment

Interview with Martijn van Hemert, Associate professor and Principal Investigator in molecular virology and antiviral strategies at the Leiden University Medical Center. In recent years, his group has mainly been studying the Chikungunya and Zika viruses, but in the past he has also studied SARS-CoV. Since February 2020, he has shifted his focus to research ...

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Juan Pablo Horcajada about covid-19 treatment

Interview with Juan Pablo Horcajada, MD. is Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases and General Coordinator of the COVID-19 Service at the Hospital del Mar, Barcelona. Remdesivir is the first drug approved by the EMA to be used as part of the treatment of COVID-19 patients. How’s the use of this antiviral in your ...

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Matthew James Dennis about digital well-being

Interview with Matthew James Dennis, ethicist of emerging technologies at Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. What is the focus of your research? My main research question concerns how we can live well with technology, especially new and emerging online technologies. Basically, I’m interested in the extent to which technology ...

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof Sarah Diefenbach about digital well-being

Interview with Sarah Diefenbach, Professor of Marketing and Consumer Psychology at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, German. What does your research investigate exactly? In general, my research is centred on digital products from a psychological perspective. On the one hand, this includes the application of psychological knowledge (“psychological needs frameworks”, for example) in product ...

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Cary Funk: “It is important to engage with people who have a low level of trust in scientists”

Cary Funk from Pew Research Center talks about the impact of people’s ideology and education on their trust in scientists, medical treatments and vaccines, and how science communication can overcome this.

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof Daniel Miller about the on-life

Interview with Daniel Miller, professor of anthropology at University College London. His earlier work was on material culture and consumption. Since 2000 he has been researching and developing programmes in Digital Anthropology. He is author/editor of 41 books. He previously directed the Why We Post project on the use and consequence of social media. Today ...

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Philipp Budka about the on-life

Interview with Dr. Philipp Budka, Lecturer in the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna, and the M.A. program Visual and Media Anthropology at the Free University Berlin / HMWK Berlin. How do you evaluate the current push to ‘live' our personal lives with and through digital technologies? As an anthropologist who has ...

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Susanne Kuger about School & Covid-19

Interview with Susanne Kuger, head of the Department of Social Monitoring and Methodology at the German Youth Institute. She is a psychologist by training, with a special interest in cognitive and applied developmental psychology. Susanne Kuger is a fellow in the College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research, jointly funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and ...

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Lisa Ferland about School & Covid-19

Interview with Lisa Ferland, epidemiologist and part of the COVID-19 surveillance and response team as an Interim Surveillance Expert at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). She comes from the US but lives in Sweden. In addition to her academic background in public health, statistics and information science, Lisa has written a ...

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An Expert’s opinion : Interview with Alok Jha about Climate change

"Journalists, and particularly science journalists, need to be fair, transparent and analytical" Interview with Alok Jha,  science correspondent for The Economist, writing on everything from cosmology to particle physics and stem cells to climate change. Most science stories needed today and dealt with by the media are very complex and require not only specialist skills ...