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Is this the COVID decade?

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Stratford, E, Is this the COVID decade?, Geographical Research, 59, (2) pp. 147-149. ISSN 1745-5863 (2021) [Letter or Note in Journal]


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DOI: doi:10.1111/1745-5871.12480

Abstract

I subscribe to Stuart Elden's blog, Progressive Geographies, and there, on 13 April, read a post about the British Academy's 2021 independently commissioned review on the long-term societal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, recently submitted to the UK Government Office for Science. Not surprisingly, the lede in the Academy's summary website referred to how crises such as pandemics may precipitate dramatic forms of innovation and change—if there is sufficient integration across tiers of government and between governments and other sectors, and if there is something akin to a unifying vision. In that opening gambit, the Academy also noted that this particular pandemic will have a long tail. As just one example of that observation, I think we now know that the epidemiological, social, economic, and spatial complications of the international vaccination programs are extremely challenging in their variations.

Item Details

Item Type:Letter or Note in Journal
Keywords:geography, research, editorial, COVID, higher education, change management
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Human geography
Research Field:Cultural geography
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Stratford, E (Professor Elaine Stratford)
ID Code:145837
Year Published:2021
Deposited By:College Office - CoSE
Deposited On:2021-08-07
Last Modified:2021-08-09
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