Published: 31.08.2020

List of ongoing COVID-19 research projects in the Faroe Islands

There are a number of ongoing COVID-19 related research projects in the Faroe Islands. These are listed below, divided in the areas of Humanities and Social Sciences on one hand and Health and Natural Sciences on the other hand. Most of these projects are financially supported by COVID-19  initiative by the Research Council Faroe Islands, but not all. A subpage is available for each project with at short description and contact info. Alternatively, there is a link to the project webpage.

Humanities and Social Sciences

Role and Significance of Leadership in Supporting Teachers in Faroese Compulsory Schools During the Covid-19 Crisis

Christian life at home: church response to the COVID 19 pandemic in the Faroe Islands

Corona Diary

Political management and communication during the pandemic – how the Faroe Islands handled the Covid-19 crisis

The role of experts and scientific authorities during the Corona lockdown

The effects of Covid-19 on Faroese fisheries and aquaculture, and the implications for the Faroese economy

Learners' situation in the "Corona school"

Pedagogical considerations and challenges during a rapid switch from onsite to online teaching

Crisis Management in a Polycentric Nordic Local Democracy: Different Governance Structures – Different Results?

Health and Natural Sciences

Symptoms after detection of COVID19 infection in Faroese individuals

Tracing the true prevalence of COVID-19 in the Faroe Islands: COVID-19 dark numbers in the Faroe Islands

COVID-19 infection among those who have been in recommended quarantine

Collection of registry data in connection with COVID-19

Documenting response to SARS-CoV-2 in the Faroe Islands: a geographical and genetic isolate with the world’s highest test performance

Are different strains of SARS-CoV-2 circulating in the Faroe Islands applicable for characterization of transmission pathways?

How is the pregnant woman's mental health affected by the COVID-19 crisis and the National Board of Health's extended precautioonary principle

The influence of COVID-19 on the health status of Faroese Octogenarians

The mental well-being among Faroese employees during COVID-19

Exploring the role of the individual's genetic profile on the susceptibility to COVID-19


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