April 15, 2020 —
Several of the Minerva-funded researchers are conducting research and initiatives related to COVID-19. As technical experts in their various fields, each of their research helps bring light to the long term social implications of the impact of the virus. The Minerva researchers have been featured on the Basic Research webpage, "Basic Researchers on COVID-19" along with other researchers under the Basic Research programs including Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship (VBFF) and Laboratory University Collaboration Initiative (LUCI) fellows.
Minerva-funded researchers who are currently featured:
Neil Shortland (University of Massachusetts Lowell) - "Doctors Making Life or Death Choice over Coronavirus Patients and Moral Injury"
Mia Bloom (Georgia State University) - "How Terrorist Groups will Try to Capitalize on the Coronavirus Crisis"
Stephen Biddle (Columbia University) - "War-time Lessons for Industrial Mobilization in a time of Pandemic"
Kathleen Carley (Carnegie Mellon University) - "COVID-19 and Social Media" , "Q&A on the Spread of Coronavirus Disinformation" and "New Mathematical Model Can More Effectively Track Epidemics"
Arie Kruglanski (University of Maryland) - "Tips to Deal with the Uncertainty of the Coronavirus Outbreak" and "COVID-19 Is Changing Who We Are"
Jason Healey (Columbia University) - "Privacy During a Pandemic"
Michele Gelfand (University of Maryland) - "To Survive the Coronavirus the United States Must Tighten Up its Culture"
"Basic Researchers on COVID-19" Link: https://basicresearch.defense.gov/COVID-19/Basic-Researchers-on-COVID-19/