UO researchers share expertise on COVID-19, Sept. 13-17

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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 Sept. 13-17:

From Sept. 15:

Why Covid Has Broken Parents’ Sense of Risk
The New York Times: The story features Ellen Peters, the director of the Center for Science Communication Research, and Paul Slovic, professor of psychology and president of Decision Research, a nonprofit institute that studies decision-making.

From Sept. 13:

Who gets the ultimate say on exemptions to Washington’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate
The Seattle Times: UO law professor Liz Tippett provides expert commentary. 

City Club of Eugene: The Next Normal: Visions for Post-Pandemic Eugene
KLCC: UO history professor Vera Keller is featured.