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CompCoRe

Comparative Study: Expertise for Policy in the COVID-19 Pandemic

What makes expert knowledge credible, legitimate, and reliable for use in public policy?

Professor Iris Eisenberger and her team at the Institute of Public Law and Political Science are participating in a comparative study of expertise for policy in the COVID-19 pandemic. The study is funded by the National Science Foundation.

Led by Stephen Hilgartner, Cornell University, and Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard University, scholars of 10 countries will conduct a comparative analysis on the relationship between expertise and trust.

From the Deparment Eisenberger, Nikolaus Poechhacker is involved in the project. The project is also part of the Field of Excellence "Smart Regulation" at the University of Graz.

 

07.04.2021

New Website Online

The country reports and further research can be found on the newly published website: https://compcore.cornell.edu/ 

 

12.-13.01.2021

Pandemic Preparedness - Futures Forum on Preparedness

On January 12-13, 2021, health, science, and policy leaders from around the world - among others Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Dr. Alondra Nelson and Dr. Sheila Jasanoff, will gather at the Futures Forum on Preparedness to debut groundbreaking research on the global COVID-19 response and reimagine the future of public health.

Professor Iris Eisenberger and her team at the Institute of Public Law and Political Science participated in the research prior to the Forum within the CompCoRe project. 

 

29.10.2020

Project Meeting CompCoRe

On 29 October 2020, the international consortium of the research project met for one of its regular online meetings to compare and discuss the measures taken so far against the spread of COVID-19 in different parts of the world.

 

21.09.2020

Presentation of Austrian Case Study

On 17 September 2020, Professor Iris EisenbergerThomas Buocz, and Nikolaus Pöchhacker joined the online meeting for the international research project CompCoRe. Thomas Buocz presented the progress on the Austrian case study on behalf of Iris Eisenberger’s team at Uni Graz and Ulrike Felt’s team at Uni Vienna.

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