Updated 12.04.2022

Datasets & Tools


Our research team is currently collecting and curating datasets some aspects of which may be made available to other researchers in the future. The data are being carefully anonymized to safeguard privacy and confidentiality, adhering to data management protocols and ethical guidelines (based on the data management plan developed by WG1). The general sources of these datasets may include:

  • YouTube viewer comments on English language news about crises
  • Finnish news media reports of Covid-19
  • Finnish language social media comments on crises related official reports and news (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Finnish Government press releases on Covid-19
  • Public communication on Covid-19 by Finnish health authorities (THL, AVI, STM)

Tools in Development

  • YouTube scraper
  • Crisis sense-making platform