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Heriot-Watt University Dubai Launches COVID-19 Relief Scholarship For India

India Education Diary – 10 May 2021 The pandemic has swept through India at a staggering pace, with the country now reporting over 250,000 deaths. Many prospective international students may now have their study plans suspended, however Heriot-Watt University Dubai have launched a Covid-19 Relief Scholarship for Indian students who have been hit financially by…

Back to the office? How Japan might work after COVID-19

Eri Sugiura & Akane Okutsu, Nikkei Asia – 19 March 2021 This article in Nikkei Asia explains why the impact of Covid-19 on workplaces may be largest felt in Japan compared to the rest of the world. The country has a reputation for imposing extreme working hours, and levels of stress caused by work are…

The impact of COVID-19 on future mobility solutions

This article was written collaboratively by members of the McKinsey Center for Future Mobility. The authors include Saskia Hausler, Kersten Heineke, Russell Hensley, Timo Moller, Dennis Schwedhelm and Pei Shen. As the COVID-19 crisis rages, public life in many countries is grinding to a halt. The human toll is enormous, with the patient caseload and…

COVID-19 and supply chain recovery: Planning for the future

McKinsey Podcast – Diane Brady speaks with Edward Barriball and Susan Lund about how the COVID-19 crisis has affected global supply chains and how various industries are faring. Rarely have supply-chain leaders faced more complex, changing conditions than they have during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this podcast by McKinsey & Company, Diane Brady speaks with…

Coronavirus: Is the cure worse than the disease? The most divisive question of 2020

Danny Dorling, University of Oxford In 1968, at the height of the last great influenza pandemic, at least a million people worldwide died, including 100,000 Americans. That year A.M.M. Payne, a professor of epidemiology at Yale University, wrote: In the conquest of Mount Everest anything less than 100% success is failure, but in most communicable…

Five COVID-19 aftershocks reshaping mobility’s future

This article is a collaboration by members of the McKinsey Center for Future Mobility, including Martin Hattrup-Silberberg, Saskia Hausler, Kersten Heineke, Nicholas Laverty, Timo Möller, Dennis Schwedhelm, and Ting Wu – McKinsey & Company The pandemic will change the face of mobility, both now and when the crisis ends. COVID-19 has swept the globe in a matter of months,…