Event ended Outreach
Postponed: Understanding the effectiveness of public health guidance through social science research

About this event

This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled. Please check back later for details.

The U.S. National Science Foundation and the Social Science Research Council are holding an informational webinar about advancing scientific understanding of public health guidance and its impacts on individuals and communities.

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the need for scientific investigation of the effects that public health guidance can have on U.S. society and the economy. The health and well-being of individuals, communities and entire regions of the U.S. can be fortified through fundamental scientific insights into how public health guidance is created, distributed and perceived by people.

The event will feature perspectives and insights from the following speakers:

  • Arthur Lupia
    NSF Assistant Director for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
  • Anna Harvey
    President, Social Science Research Council
  • Heather Lanthorn
    Program Director, Social Science Research Council