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 Aug. 3-7:
- UO students spearhead contact tracing project to help combat COVID-19
KVAL/KMTR: Angela Long, director of UO Public Health Practices, is featured.
- Lack of school and child care could mean losing ‘a generation of working parents’
CNBC: The story mentions research by the UO’s RAPID-EC Project Team, which is led by UO psychology professor Phil Fisher. The story also links to a Medium post by the Center for Translational Neuroscience.
The Innumerati: Do the numbers add up?
Psychology Today: Ellen Peters, director of the Center for Science Communication Research, is featured.
- In Pandemic, Green Doesn't Mean ‘Go.’ How Did Public Health Guidance Get So Muddled?
National Public Radio: Ellen Peters, director of the Center for Science Communication Research, is featured.
- Life Is Now a Game of Risk. Here’s How Your Brain Is Processing It.
Medium: UO psychology professor Paul Slovic provides expert commentary.
- UO team developing online mental health resources for rural schools
KEZI:The story features research and an interview with UO education professor Nichole Kelly.
Stolle: To the best of our knowledge
The Register-Guard: Contributor Jeff Stolle is a Senior Instructor of Management at the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business where he teaches leadership, communication, ethics, and law.
- Tip: What to do when your internship falls through
Journalism.co.uk: UO journalism professor Damian Radcliffe contributes a piece.
Phylagen Launches Phylagen Surface™ to Easily Detect the Virus Causing COVID-19
PR Newswire: Led by Dr. Jessica Green, a founder in the field of indoor environmental microbiology at the University of Oregon, Phylagen has been building the world's largest environmental microbiome database since the company launched in 2015.
Oregon lawmakers may take up coronavirus liability protections for businesses, schools in next special session
The Oregonian: UO law professor Liz Tippett provides expert commentary.
Guest View: Job well done, but the test lies ahead
Register-Guard: The op-ed was co-authored by President Schill, LCC president and the interim superintendent for 4J.