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Reducing the Impact of Infectious Diseases by Supporting Trans-Disciplinary Academic Research

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY: Information and messages about Coronavirus

The University of Virginia continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find UVA's messages and other public health resources and guidance

A State of Emergency Has Been Declared for Virginia in Response to COVID-19

 

Read GIDI member’s Jarrett Zigon’s paper “How is it Between Us? Relational Ethics and Transcendence”

 Published in the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. GIDI is happy to have supported the work through our iGrant funding mechanism.

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What We Know about How the Delta Variant of COVID is Spreading

“Vaccines are by far our most effective tools,” Elizabeth Rogawski McQuade, GIDI Member, says, “but they clearly are not perfect, and they’re not our only tools. We really have to have the combination of interventions to make it through this.”

Two New GIDI Funding Opportunities

2021-2022 round of GIDI Collaborative Seed Grants and GIDI Proposal Assembly Grants

COVID-19: One Year Later Webinar Series

The Global Infectious Institute will highlight sponsored research from across the UVA community that seeks to address the many questions and problems surrounding this pandemic. Register HERE

 

UVA J-term signature class on Pandemics Beyond the Headlines: COVID-19

GIDI Associate Directors Roseanne Ford and David Leblang bring their respective specialties together to provide students with a broader understanding of the pandemic at a national level.  Read more HERE

GIDI honored to be featured at the 2020 American Public Health Association Conference

The Global Infectious Diseases Institute and Director Dr. Alison Criss are honored to be one of the twelve thought leaders featured at the 2020 American Public Health Association conference.  This video outlines the mission and vision of GIDI.

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08/30/2021 - 2:30pm

“How is it between us? Relational ethics and transcendence” published in the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. GIDI is happy to have supported the work through our iGrant funding mechanism.

We are excited to announce two new funding mechanisms. 

06/15/2021 - 1:30pm to 07/15/2021 - 1:30pm

We are excited to announce two new funding mechanisms. 2021-2022 round of GIDI Collaborative Seed Grants and 2021-2022 GIDI Proposal Assembly Grants.


"We need concerted responses to handling notorious and urgent global infectious diseases."

-Alison Criss, Director