HOPE - How Democracies Cope with Covid19: A Data-Driven Approach

The UCPH team of the HOPE project focuses on the impact of misinformation seen via social media on behavior during the coronavirus pandemic both online and offline. Currently, our research analyses the conversation about misinformation in Denmark. For more on the HOPE project see https://hope-project.dk/

COVID-19-statistics. Photo: Markus Spiske on Pexelr



Responding to the coronavirus pandemic, the Carlsberg Foundation has granted DKK 25 million to HOPE to examine the interrelationship between:

  • the COVID-19 trajectory
  • the decisions of governments and international organizations
  • changing media landscapes
  • citizens’ behavior and well-being























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Nicklas Johansen PhD Fellow +4535335269 E-mail
Rebecca Adler-Nissen Professor +4530224075 E-mail

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HOPE has received a three year funding from the Carlsberg Foundation

Project: How Democracies Cope with COVID19 - A Data-Driven Approach
Project period: 2020-2023


PI: Michael Bang Petersen
(Aarhus BSS)
Co-PI: Andreas Roepstorff
(Aarhus BSS)

Co-PI: Rebecca Adler-Nissen
Co-PI: Sune Lehmann

The HOPE project is a collaboration between Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences, the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Copenhagen Center for Social Data Science (SODAS)