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Building COVID-19 Research Collaborations: Social distancing privilege and real-time message testing in North Carolina

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Gillings School’s Research, Innovations and Global Solutions office is hosting a “Building COVID-19 Research Collaborations” webinar on Thursday, May 21 from 1-2 p.m.

Social distancing privilege and real-time message testing in North Carolina

Featured speakers:

  • Nabarun Dasgupta, PhD, MPH, senior research scientist at the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center and adjunct professor of epidemiology
  • Allison Lazard, PhD, assistant professor at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media

Dr. Nabarun Dasgupta will share what recent smartphone mobility data reveal about the social distancing privilege gap. Dr. Allison Lazard will present the results of weekly message testing to encourage social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. They will discuss implications for policy and the development of a rapid response workflow to harness emergent media.

Dr. Lazard is an assistant professor at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media. Dr. Dasgupta is an alumnus of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and senior scientist at the UNCInjury Prevention Research Center. Slides, data and code will be available at tiny.cc/covidnc after the presentation.

Please register to attend.