Researchers in the spotlight
Scientists in times of crisis: how Ghent University researchers became corona experts in no time
For a year already, corona has been affecting our lives and work. Many people at Ghent University are employing their expertise in research relating to the virus. Some more publicly, and others behind the scenes. Indeed, since the start of the first lockdown, Joachim Waterschoot and Sofie Morbée (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences) have been keeping a close eye on the population’s motivation, connection and psychological health. Dr. Bart Mesuere (Faculty of Sciences) has been tweeting his analysis of the corona infections, based on the official figures, every day since July. Meanwhile, Gwenn Waerlop (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences) is leading a team in the laboratory testing the efficacy of corona vaccines.
Read more here about these researchers and how they contribute to the scientific analysis and support of the corona pandemic.