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Smoothening the Rocky Road Towards Open Science

In my last blogpost, I discussed the importance of as well as the rocky road leading towards Open Science during the corona crisis. To the disappointment of many scientists, almost no data about the c...

Visualising the COVID-19 Pandemic

The novel coronavirus has a firm grip on nearly all countries across the world, and there is large heterogeneity in how countries have responded to the threat. Some countries, such as Brazil and the U...

Why we need to take manual contact tracing (more) seriously

In April, the Dutch government announced its intention to develop a corona-app that could be used in contact tracing. Other countries like China (Vervaeke, 2020), Australia, Singapore, the United King...

Interactive exploration of COVID-19 exit strategies

The COVID-19 pandemic will end only when a sufficient number of people have become immune, thus preventing future outbreaks. Principally, so-called exit strategies differ on whether immunity...

The Rocky Road Towards Open Science

Open Science is a movement which aims to make scientific research transparent and accessible to all levels of society (Woelfle, Olliaro & Todd, 2011). Open Science has different goals, such as mak...

Benchmarking challenge

In my view, the discussions regarding the transparency of the epidemiological modelling ought to lead to a more constructive assessment of the reliability of such models. While I have not worked on mo...

Wat is de beste strategie voor testen op Covid-19?

This blog post was written by Prof. Henk van Beijeren. Nu de lockdownmaatregelen versoepeld worden is het van het grootste belang uit te vinden hoe de te verwachten toename van het reproductiegetal&nb...