CompCoRe Chronicle Issue 2 published

The second issue of CompCoRe Chronicle is out. This issue includes accomplishments from the team, insights about current events from several country teams, and a research note about how national leaders used (or didn’t) war metaphors when addressing their constituencies about the pandemic. Read the full newsletter here.

CompCoRe Interim Report published

The 114-page report was published and presented at the Schmidt Futures Forum on Preparedness. The report highlights CompCoRe’s findings and includes an appendix with summaries of all 16 country cases. Full text here. 

CompCoRe Chronicle Issue 1 published

We are pleased to publish the first issue of the CompCoRe Chronicle, a tri-annual newsletter documenting CompCORe project accomplishments and research insights. Read the first issue here.

Pearce publishes paper on Covid science advice

Warren Pearce (UK) published a paper about uncertainties in UK science advice in Humanities & Social Science Communications. The paper argues that contradictory representations of Covid infection rates in the UK stem from the dual roles of science advisors as both knowledge producers (through epidemiological models) and knowledge users (through policy advice).

Jasanoff publishes article on “public health sovereignty”

Sheila Jasanoff’s “Pathologies of Liberty: Public Health Sovereignty and the Political Subject in the Covid-19 Crisis” appeared in Cahiers Droit, Sciences & Technologies. It analyzes how litigation during the pandemic tested the nature and limits of power in the US public health system.  
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