publication . Article . 2020

How we have been productive when Coronavirus locked us out of University

Micaela Nascimento, Andreia; Ferrinho Lopes, Hugo;
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  • Published: 04 Dec 2020 Journal: Fennia: International Journal of Geography, volume 198, issue 1 (issn: 1798-5617, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Geographical Society of Finland
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
In the Covid-19 pandemic era researchers and academics worldwide have experienced an unprecedented phenomenon. In this context of uncertainty and instability, academia was not spared the consequences of the new Coronavirus that locked everybody out of university. However, research and academic productivity during these unprecedented times may not have adversely affected projects, students, and their supervisors. Building on the authors’ personal experience this paper highlights some positive impacts of pursuing a PhD during a pandemic, focusing the reflection along two lines: 1) that work during social isolation may be better than ever; and 2) how open science h...
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free text keywords: Reflections, University, PhD thesis, Coronavirus, Academic productivity, Open science, Ecology, Geography, Planning and Development, Forestry, lcsh:Geography (General), lcsh:G1-922, Pandemic, 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak, Open science, Economic growth, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Coronavirus, medicine.disease_cause, medicine, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), Social isolation, medicine.symptom, Political science
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