Dataset on the impact of social isolation and the COVID-19pandemic on junior enterprises at a brazilian university

Published: 14-07-2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/j9tpczhvcb.1
Marcel Ribeiro-Dantas,
Kleber Cavalcante de Sousa,
Marcos Fernando Machado de Medeiros,
Fernanda Silva,
Beatriz de Paiva Germano


Brazil is the country with the biggest number of junior enterprises in the world, with more than 805 junior enterprises regularized with over 22,219 students participating in the movement throughout Brazil. This study sought to monitor the activities of 30 junior enterprises at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, in Brazil, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The junior enterprise ecosystem at UFRN consists of 40 professors and about 700 students. The telework activities and content published on social media from March 10th to May 20th of the year of 2020, and posts on social media for the same period of 2020 and November and December of 2019 have been collected and classified into categories.