Research/Education Tools

♦ World Health Organisation – Timeline of WHO’s response to COVID-19 – as at 10 July 2020 

♦ World Pandemic Research Network – Societal Impacts and Aftermath of Covid-19: A Global Searchable Directory – as at 24 June 2020

♦ Canadian Science Policy Centre – COVID-19 Resource Collection –

♦ RAPID RESEARCH INFO FORUM – Australian Academy of Science – Sharing and collaboration platform – 

♦ COLLECTIVE KNOWLEDGE – NESTA blog: Kathy PeachAleks BerditchevskaiaMobilising collective intelligence to tackle the COVID-19 threat – 13 March 2020


♦ SOCIAL SCIENCE TRACKER: J. Nathan Matias & Alex Leavitt – Covid-19 Social Science Research Tracker – (As at 25 Mar 2020). Description: Social scientists have an important role during a pandemic. We can do this much better through cooperation. This international list tracks new research about COVID 19, including published findings, pre-prints, projects underway, and projects at least at proposal stage.

♦ VIDEOS: The Australian Academy of Sciences – COVID-19: The facts – Informative videos on the virus and interventions with experts

♦ ONLINE TRAINING: World Health Organisation – – Including rapid course translation into multiple languages (

♦ ONLINE TRAINING: Apolitical – Online training for public servants, including targeted support for public servants during the COVID-19 outbreak

♦ ONLINE TRAINING: INASP – Going digital – What we have learnt about online learning approaches – a roundup of learning and advice from their digital learning specialists

♦ OUTREACH ASSISTANCE: SAPEA – Science Outreach during lockdown – tips and resources

♦EXPERT COLLABORATION: Science Business and Crowdhelix – Open Innovation platform, to experts seeking to collaborate across continents and disciplines in developing R&D funding proposals to help tackle COVID-19 –

♦ OECD/GSF – Emergency research funding initiatives related to the Covid-19 – as at 15 April 2020

♦ WHO RESEARCH ROADMAP: A Coordinated Global Research Roadmap – 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Including section on “Social science in the outbreak response” (As at March 2020)

♦ VIDEO: MinutephysicsHow To Tell If We’re Beating COVID-19 (7min 15) – as at 1 April 2020

♦ INFOGRAPHICS: Elsevier – Various visual resources on infectious diseases – As at 6 April 2020