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Thirteen research teams will address various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic with financial support from a rapid-turnaround seed grants supplied through the BIO5 Institute and state funding. The grants amount to more than $500,000.
The first phase of testing will include 3,000 health care workers and first responders in Pima County, as well as 1,500 members of the general public.
Alison Levine has summited some of the world's tallest mountains while also climbing the corporate ladder. On May 15, she will address graduating seniors virtually.
Consumer scientist Sabrina Helm talks about current trends in consumer spending, online shopping and stockpiling and what they might mean for the future of retail.
Researchers are racing to collect atmospheric and other data, which they can use to determine the extent of the impact of the virus on environmental health.
Daniel Scheitrum, assistant professor of agricultural and resource economics, explains why U.S. oil prices have fallen deep into the red and what it might take to get back in the black.
As many couples feel the financial strain of COVID-19, researcher Ashley LeBaron says financial stress doesn't have to be detrimental to relationships.
AZCOVIDTXT will allow people to report the health and wellness condition in their household on a weekly basis through brief surveys on their mobile phones.
Dr. Joe Gerald, an associate professor of public health, helped inform Arizona policymakers during the early stages of the pandemic with weekly reports that identified how COVID-19 was affecting Arizona what the future might bring.
COVID-19 could create a "perfect storm" for reinforcing stereotypes about older people, says UArizona researcher Jake Harwood, who studies intergenerational communication.