COVID-19

Covid Comms

Posted on May 29, 2020

Covid Comms

Reputation management is key to the response of universities to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The W100 Network is working with members to share intelligence and experiences during this challenging period.

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The backlash begins: Academia in the firing line

Posted on May 19, 2020

The backlash begins:  Academia in the firing line

By promoting positive stories about medical research and supporting health services. many universities have enhanced their reputations during the pandemic. However, as countries debate how to move forward, some negative attention is turning on academia.

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Leading the Line – University Communicators’ crucial role in pandemic response

Posted on May 12, 2020

Leading the Line – University Communicators’ crucial role in pandemic response

Reputation managers were at the forefront of universities’ reaction to the pandemic crisis, responding with speed and agility according to new research by the World 100 Reputation Network. 65 universities from around the world responded to a survey that aimed to get under the skin of how communicators at global institutions reacted to the Covid-19 challenges during the initial period of the crisis.

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Online Learnings: How IT transformation can happen quickly in a crisis

Posted on Apr 30, 2020

Online Learnings:  How IT transformation can happen quickly in a crisis

A key reputational challenges for universities during the pandemic has been to move learning and other services online swiftly and effectively. Justin Ralph, CIO at World 100 Member RCSI in Dublin  shares his experience of the “remote” transformation journey:

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Reputation and the Pandemic – what happens next?

Posted on Apr 30, 2020

Reputation and the Pandemic – what happens next?

Universities have rightly been focused in the initial phase of the Covid-19 pandemic on reacting to fast-changing circumstances, and great work has been done in promoting contributions to society and to their research effort. University communicators and reputation managers are now looking at the next stage of activities to reflect the different phases of the pandemic response…

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Coming up with the Covid-19 answers: Universities communicating latest research

Posted on Apr 15, 2020

Coming up with the Covid-19 answers: Universities communicating latest research

Universities around the world have been stepping up to the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic in many ways. Our latest round-up from World 100 members highlights how universities have been showcasing the efforts of scientists and social scientists in addressing key elements of the pandemic.  The promotion of research is, of course, the bedrock of the reputation strategies of many global universities; and the pandemic has given a unique opportunity for institutions to emphasise the practical applications of the ground-breaking work of our...

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