Bridging the partisan gap – Towards a collective response against COVID-19 using behavioural scientific insights

Since its first emergence in December 2019, the novel corona virus SARS CoV-2 made it’s way rapidly around the globe. The virus causing acute respiratory syndrome (COVID-19) saw health authorities and governments alike scrambling for information and public health responses. At the forefront of measure emerged what is commonly known as social distancing. Countries with … Continue reading Bridging the partisan gap – Towards a collective response against COVID-19 using behavioural scientific insights

Discussion of de-growth concepts in times of COVID-19

Higher, faster, further – stop! 2020 hits people worldwide in an unexpected way. Within shortest time, people were forced to stay at home, flights were cancelled, shops closed, economies slowed down. Only a few months ago, hardly anyone would have thought that this might be possible in our dynamic world. People were just recovering from … Continue reading Discussion of de-growth concepts in times of COVID-19

Has COVID-19 brought the ‘Future’ of Higher-education to the ‘Present’?

We live in a world of constant change, a world where one has to bring out something new, something fresh and very importantly, something that is feasible. For that we need research, since R&D plays a huge role in bringing up change (read innovation). It is quite ironic to see that the place where so … Continue reading Has COVID-19 brought the ‘Future’ of Higher-education to the ‘Present’?