Thur 16th April 6pm UTC+2 – #SciDipTalks | Diplomacia Científica Contra la Pandemia: Iberoamérica ante la Crisis Del COVID-19

Esta sesión abordará la respuesta de los diferentes gobiernos iberoamericanos a la crisis del COVID-19 desde el punto de vista de la política y la diplomacia científicas. Analizaremos la relación entre la investigación médica y el diseño de políticas públicas en el contexto iberoamericano y su impacto en las decisiones de los diferentes actores gubernamentales, así como el papel de la diplomacia científica y la cooperación regional en la gestión de la crisis. … Read More

Thur 23th April 6pm UTC+2 – #SciDipTalks | Technology at the Service of Global Health Crises: Threats and Opportunities

Technology and data-driven solutions have been at the forefront of successful national responses to the current COVID-19 crisis. Furthermore, social media platforms have been instrumental in informing, and sometimes misinforming, the general public about the pandemic.… Read More

Wed 29th April 10:00 AM UTC-5 | [SPANISH/ENGLISH]: Cities and COVID-19 – New Directions for Urban Research and Public Policies

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted new manifestations of old urban problems. The seminar will put emphasis on discussing Mexican cities but will also accept discussion notes on other Latin American cities.

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Wed Apr 29, 04:00 PM UTC-4 (EDT) | The Science of Where: Mapping the Spread of a Global Pandemic

The ability to layer and combine information from multiple sources and then tie the results to location has been instrumental in exposing the hidden patterns that facilitate informed decision-making. We’ve seen in real-time how this has helped scientists better understand rapidly unfolding events related to the global pandemic.… Read More

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