From the New York Times to the Washington Post, University of Oregon researchers have been at the forefront of media coverage around COVID-19 as journalists seek out experts on the national and world response, reaction and preparation for the virus.
Here are some of the stories featuring UO faculty members from the week of April 6-10:
- Humans aren't wired to comprehend a pandemic. Here's why.
MSN.com: UO psychology professor Paul Slovic provides expert commentary. The story originally ran on NBC News online.
- In Northwest States, Newly Jobless Wait For Unemployment Systems To Catch Up
Northwest Public Broadcasting: UO economist Tim Duy is interviewed. This story also ran on other National Public Radio affiliates, including Oregon Public Broadcasting.
- People often think with their gut. That's not ideal for a pandemic.
NBC News: UO psychology professor Paul Slovic is featured.
- Social scientists scramble to study pandemic, in real time
Science Magazine: Ellen Peters, director of the Center for Science Communication Research, is featured.
- Column: What will a possible 240,000 U.S. COVID-19 deaths mean to you? Trump’s projections in perspective
Los Angeles Times: The story features research by UO psychology professor Paul Slovic.
- Three Things Will Determine If There’s an Economic Depression
Yahoo! via Bloomberg: UO economist Tim Duy wrote for Bloomberg. It was republished on Yahoo! Finance.
- Combating Loneliness and Isolation in College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Yahoo! via PR Newswire: The story mentions a fall 2019 study by UO researchers
- Guest View: We are the front-line defense
The Register-Guard: UO law professor Nancy Shurtz contributes an op-ed. Shurtz also wrote for the Bend Bulletin.
- Running Safety Tips
KEZI: UO human physiologist Chris Minson provides expert commentary
- Bored or wanting to escape? Pick up a book
Portland Tribune: The story features UO creative writing professor Karen Thompson Walker.