The COVID-19 pandemic has already affected the way we live, learn and work. These changes have deep short- and medium-term impact to individuals, groups and to society as a whole. Decisions and discussion on this matter – and the way these decisions are communicated – also require strong, research-based social-scientific and humanities knowledge.
The SSH (Social Science and Humanities) domain in the Netherlands – social sciences, law, economics, and humanities – is internationally considered of an excellent level. Therefore, the 'SSH beraad' is committed to sharing and making available knowledge and expertise as relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. It therefore supports the launch of the
SSH COVID-19 portal
SSH COVID-19 portal aims to consolidate and organize the SSH expertise across the Dutch universities in a publicly available national portal, ensuring fast and direct access to academic experts.
The results of the 2020 round for the Comenius programme have been published. The Comenius is a grant programme for educational innovation projects by the KNAW. UG researchers Oksana Kavatsyuk and Jolien Mouw both have received a Teaching Fellow...
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