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Andrew Ewing

Andrew Ewing

Professor of Analytical Chemistry

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Andrew Ewing is a Professor of Chemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Gothenburg specialising in understanding the basis for communication between brain cells, and an elected member of the Swedish Academy of Science. He has been active in Vetenskaps Forum in Sweden, has cosigned/authored articles in Swedish, Norwegian, French and American periodicals including TIME, was a member of the team for the Delphi Consensus paper on COVID19 in Nature as well as a paper in Humanities and Social Sciences Communications. He has focussed attention on the importance of mass action via massive infection numbers on mutation rate and the effect of SARS2 infection on the brain.

Articles in WHN Science Communications are below. Additional pandemic articles:

Evaluation of Science Advice in the COVID-19 pandemic in Sweden, N. Brusselaers, D. Steadson, K. Bjorklund, S.Breland, J. Stilhoff Sörensen, A. Ewing, S. Bergmann, and G. Steineck, Humanit. Soc. Sci. Commun. 9 (2022) 91-108.

COVID-19—a very visible pandemic, A.G. Ewing, The Lancet, 396 (2020) E18. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31676-7

The Swedish COVID-19 Response Is a Disaster. It Shouldn’t Be a Model for the Rest of the World, K. Bjorklund and A. Ewing, TIME, October 15, 2020.

Global tipping points: Climate change and the coronavirus, E.J. Bergholtz, N. Brusselaers and A.G. Ewing, Politico, January 5, 2022,

A multinational Delphi consensus to end the COVID-19 public health threat. Lazarus, J.V., Romero, D., Kopka, C.J. et al., Nature 611, 332–345 (2022).