Many countries are responding to the pandemic with sweeping unilateral actions and belligerent, threatening language. But to overcome this crisis, we need international collaboration, strong relationships and effective diplomacy.… Read More
All countries are turning to science….The COVID-19 pandemic and related global measures are defining a “breaching event”, an event so exceptional that it serves to highlight and make visible the normally implicit and hidden structures underlying the apparently smooth functioning of society. … Read More
INGSA/Koi Tū EXCLUSIVE The development of new models, as well as refinement of existing ones as new data is collected, are part of normal science. Yet, while under regular conditions models are first validated within the scientific community and testing of the assumptions made, before their integration into the cannon. But these discussions are now taking place in the public – on social and mainstream media.
INGSA/Koi Tū EXCLUSIVE A group of science advisors is gathered in a room for a briefing about a new viral infectious disease spreading rapidly across borders. This is not a snapshot of the COVID-19 pandemic – it’s a fictional role-play simulation I helped facilitate in 2017
During the coronavirus disease pandemic, scientists have time to think, build networks, and offer governments the best advice. By identifying common interests and negotiating collaboratively, we will be well positioned to build a better future, one expert says.… Read More