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Federation of American Scientists ‘Ask a Scientist’ website

Innovative response

This platform to allow members of the public to ask questions of expert scientists about the coronavirus. Users can search for instant answers to their questions, or click "Ask a scientist a question" to have their question routed to a network of researchers and volunteers who are standing by to assist.

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

Providing expert answers to questions about the coronavirus.

Organisations/institutions involved

Federation of American Scientists, New Jersey Office of Innovation, Governance Lab at New York University

Level(s) of government:
  • Regional/State government
  • Non-Profit/Civil Society

Issues being addressed:

  • Information and practice sharing (with public and/or internal)

Response contact:

[email protected]

Response tags:

Date Submitted:

1 April 2020