Funds from this grant support the production and dissemination of a special series by Annual Reviews’s online publication Knowable Magazine that aims to provide fresh, science-based, and publicly accessible perspectives issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Called Reset: The Science of Crisis and Recovery, the 9-month series will feature articles, essays, profiles, interviews, infographics, video, and comics exploring the scholarly work that informs the best response to the coronavirus pandemic. Content will include reporting and expert commentary in the digital publication Knowable Magazine and republished content in diverse media outlets. In addition, the team at Knowable will launch a series of online events featuring renowned scholars from an array of fields discussing timely topics around COVID-19 and providing reliable, evidence-based information and guidance. Content will be informed by Annual Review’s roster of 51 journals and 1,000 scholars, scientists, and journalists.
Additional grant funds will support efforts to reach new audiences, including potential content distribution partnerships with Yahoo! News, local radio stations, the Smithsonian, the Aspen Institute, and the Huffington Post, among others.