In the Media

In addition to their hard work in documenting government policies to the Covid-19, our members also contribute articles and valuable opinions to notable platforms, as well as gained acknowledgement from the media. Please browse below to see their contributions.


December 9, 2020. Behavioural and Social Sciences at Nature Research, Behind CoronaNet: How we built our dataset


April 2, 2020. Fadhilah Fitri Primandari. The Interpreter, Covid-19: Jokowi must win back his people’s trust after early missteps

May 5, 2020. Caress Schenk. Washington Post, During the pandemic, Russia and the U.S. have these 3 things in common

May 8, 2020. Fadhilah Fitri Primandari. The Interpreter, Indonesia’s democracy is flawed, but do enough people care?

June 1, 2020. Pia Bansagi. Global Investigative Journalism Network, History on the fly: documenting a pandemic

June 29, 2020. Fadhilah Fitri Primandari. Policy Forum, How will Covid-19 affect Indonesia’s upcoming elections?

August 14, 2020. Habib, Daniel. Policy Forum, Covid-19 in the Middle East

October 19, 2020. Fadhilah Fitri Primandari. New Mandala, Gendering Indonesia’s responses to COVID-19: Preliminary thoughts

October 22, 2021. Natalie Ellis. Global Development Policy Center, Summer in the Field: Tracking Government Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis

May 02, 2022. Daniel Habib and Naela Elmore. On the Relevance of the Humanities, Researching the COVID-19 Pandemic: New Vistas and Data Limitations

Quotations, Interviews, and Acknowledgement

April 25, 2020. So weitreichend sind Deutschlands Corona-Maßnahmen im weltweiten Vergleich. analyses the data and interviews CoronaNet members.

May 12, 2020. Russia Analytical Report, May 14-11, 2020 quoted our member Caress Schenk

May 19, 2020. Wie die Länder im Kampf gegen die Pandemie abschneiden by Von Sibylle Anderl quoted our principal investigators Cindy Cheng and Luca Messerschmidt

July 17, 2020. What We’re Reading: On the Pandemic Frontlines, Gov’t Responses to Covid-19, and the Global Autocratic Crackdown by Tanya Pampalone lists and acknowledges CoronaNet as a research project that collects Covid-19 policies worldwide

December 18, 2020. Größte Datenbank zu Corona-Maßnahmen online. The TUM features the CoronaNet project.

January 21, 2021. DeutschlandFunk interviews our Principal Investigators Cindy Cheng and Luca Messerschmidt. Listen to the recording here.

January 18, 2021. The video podcast "Nachgefragt!" by Apotheken Umschau interviews our principal investigator Luca Messerschmidt

March 3, 2021. The program "Good morning Brazil" interviews our co-principal investigator Vanja Grujic

March 3, 2021. Catalunya Radio interviews our co-principal investigator Joan Barceló

April 4, 2021. Wie lange waren die Schulen wirklich geschlossen? Der Spiegel highlights the CoronaNet project's school measures data.

April 7, 2021. A Full Picture of the Global Response features the CoronaNet project

April 17, 2021. Grenzschließungen und Social Distancing haben am effektivsten gewirkt. Der Spiegel profiles the CoronaNet Research Project.

January 25 2022. Die weltweit größte Datenbank zu Corona-Maßnahmen. The Süddeutsche Zeitung interviews our principal investigators Cindy Cheng and Luca Messerschmidt.

February 27 2022. Welche Corona-Maßnahmen haben genutzt?. Then NANO Program from 3sat german tv channel features the CoronaNet Research Project.

September 19 2022. Forschende appellieren an die Staaten der Welt. Daten als entscheidendes Instrument gegen COVID-19.


September 13, 2020, our principal investigator Luca Messerschmidt presents the CoronaNet Research Project on the panel: “Social Scientists Tracking the Covid-19’s Impacts Globally: Findings and Implications” American Political Science Association.

March 03, 2021, CoronaNet hosted the PHSM Data Coverage conference from Feb 10-11 and March 3 of this year. More information see here.

October 05-06, 2021, CoronaNet hosted the PHSM Reserach Outcome conference. More information see here.

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