Fighting two viruses at once: why a global crisis needs a global response

As a global population, we have never been more dependent on the need for global knowledge transfer. The faster we learn and respond to information from other parts of the world, the more lives can be saved. Incidentally, we have also never been as prepared to connect on a global scale and share that knowledge. Continue reading Fighting two viruses at once: why a global crisis needs a global response

When responding to a crisis like COVID-19 no one can operate in a silo

OnFrontiers spoke with Dr. Sweta Chakraborthy, an expert in our network, about how her background in evidence-based communications skills can play a crucial role in responding effectively to the COVID-19 crisis by helping those who make decisions understand not just existing but also emerging risks. Continue reading When responding to a crisis like COVID-19 no one can operate in a silo

COVID-19 will require a multidisciplinary response

Dr. Sabine Marx is an expert who specializes in decision making and risk perception in times of crisis and uncertainty. She’s one of the experts featured on our COVID-19 Help Desk and we interviewed her to get her insights into how collaboration between different disciplines can have an immediate impact during the crisis. Continue reading COVID-19 will require a multidisciplinary response

How can international development organizations prepare their projects for the impacts of Coronavirus?

OnFrontiers spoke with Dr. Maureen Miller from our expert community – an epidemiologist and medical anthropologist – about how International Development organizations can prepare and protect their projects and beneficiaries around the world from the impacts of coronavirus.  Continue reading How can international development organizations prepare their projects for the impacts of Coronavirus?

Think Tank Insights: Closing the Loop

An OnFrontiers -UNLEASH expert Marca Hagenstad is an economist with Circle Economics and a contributing author to the forthcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on the cryosphere. She tests splitboards for Backcountry Magazine and teaches snow science with Winter … Continue reading Think Tank Insights: Closing the Loop

UNLEASH Insights: What Are the Important Aspects of Sustainable Development?

When we talk about Sustainable Development, we may fall into a maze that we are too immersed with KPI or data. In fact, there are concrete aspects for sustainable development. It’s not something abstract, but in fact practical. An OnFrontiers-UNLEASH … Continue reading UNLEASH Insights: What Are the Important Aspects of Sustainable Development?

UNLEASH partners with OnFrontiers to build a global knowledge network for sustainability & innovation

OnFrontiers is partnering with UNLEASH – Innovation Lab for SDGs to create a global expertise network to support social entrepreneurs. Continue reading UNLEASH partners with OnFrontiers to build a global knowledge network for sustainability & innovation

Think Tank Insights: This is the Final Warning Sign: Stop Burning Dead Dinosaurs

An OnFrontiers Expert Martha Molfetas explores the IPCC’s recent report and what it means for the future of our species.  If there was ever a final wake up call, this is it. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) assessment … Continue reading Think Tank Insights: This is the Final Warning Sign: Stop Burning Dead Dinosaurs