EUR researchers on the coronavirus
Many EUR researchers are studying the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on society. Virologist Marion Koopmans (Erasmus MC) is for instance frequently interviewed on the virus. She is one of the world leaders in research on the spread of viruses. But also experts in the field of economics, law and sociology are studying the pandemic.
Our researchers in the media about corona
A group of international researchers draw on their collective expertise on how the Covid-19 pandemic changes assumptions on the human life course.
The negative effects of the coronavirus on the European economy have been apparent for some time and recent GDP figures confirm a historic fall in the eurozone economy.
The number of COVID-19 infections has risen in Rotterdam over the past weeks. According to GGD Rotterdam, multiple EUR students have tested positive for COVID-19.
Similar to the situation during the financial crisis more than a decade ago, banks experience significant macroeconomic shocks during the current corona crisis.
One of the effects of the early 2020 Coronavirus pandemic, is that online teaching experiences a boost in virtually all disciplines.
At Erasmus MC, leading scientists are working on the coronavirus, such as Professor Marion Koopmans. At our other schools, several academics are also looking at the pandemic from their scientific perspective - ranging from economics to sociology.