Biases, Norms and Culture: A Framework for Understanding Our Responses to a Pandemic

HKUST has co-organized a series of multidisciplinary webinars under the theme “Navigating a World of Disruption”, with our global partners.  On 23 June 2020, Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) has hosted a joint webinar, “Biases, Norms and Culture: A Framework for Understanding Our Responses to a Pandemic”, in partnership with KTH Royal Institute of Technology, to share how people respond to the pandemic from different perspectives—social & cultural, public health, public transportation, urban planning & design.

Belwo are the speakers from both institutions.

Interdisciplinary Programs Office

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Prof. King L. CHOW
Acting Dean of Students
The then Director of Interdisciplinary Programs Office

Prof. Stefan ÖSTLUND
Vice President for Global Relations


Prof. Donald LOW
Professor of Practice, Division of Public Policy
Director, Leadership & Public Policy Executive Education


Prof. Ann LEGEBY
Professor, Department of Architecture



Prof. Zhi NING
Associate Professor, Division of Environment & Sustainability


Associate Professor, Division of Transport Planning


Prof. Kira MATUS
Associate Head, Division of Public Policy
Associate Professor
Division of Public Policy
Division of Environment & Sustainability
Division of Social Science


Please visit here to view the full webinar.

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