Jan 25, 2021
Q and A with the experts: One year of COVID-19 in Canada
One year ago today, the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Canada.
We asked public health expert Professor Zahid Butt to take us through what we’ve learned about COVID-19 in the year that has passed, and what we still need to learn to beat the virus.
Jan 21, 2021
Q and A with the experts: Limiting news intake while staying engaged online
When we can’t be physically close to anyone, social media helps keep us connected. But during these difficult and busy times, social media can also be a mentally exhausting place. Too much news intake can trigger feelings of anxiety and depression.
We asked Professor Shana Macdonald, an expert in social media, to remind us of how to limit our news intake while staying engaged and connected virtually.
Jan 18, 2021
Ontario universities create fellowship to increase diversity in engineering and technology
Six universities in Ontario have partnered to create a new fellowship to expand the pathways for Indigenous and Black students pursuing doctoral degrees in engineering to prepare for careers as professors and industry researchers.
Jan 12, 2021
Just say the word: New voice tech could run home appliances
Household appliances and other devices could be operated with simple voice commands using highly efficient new artificial intelligence technology.
Jan 11, 2021
Q and A with the experts: Busting common myths about mRNA vaccines
The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines have fueled both hope and falsehood. Here, Professor Kelly Grindrod debunks the most common myths she and her colleagues have heard about the new COVID-19 protection.