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  1. Mar. 19, 2020COVID-19 experts in Applied Health Sciences

    Faculty members in Applied Health Sciences have been commenting on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. May 29, 2020Q and A with the experts: Is working from home possible for everyone?
    Person working at laptop in home setting

    Twitter, Facebook, Shopify – these are just a few examples of large companies that have indicated that even after the pandemic, their employees will continue to work from home.

    But is working from home good for everyone, and every company?

  3. May 27, 2020Study looks at COVID-19 health perceptions in different age groups
    Young and older persons with masks on park bench, looking at each other

    A new study will explore how people of different ages perceive the risk of getting COVID-19.

    The study, conducted by the Brain and Body Lab at the University of Waterloo, is asking people of different age groups how vulnerable they believe they are to COVID-19. It will look at what behaviours people are acting on to mitigate the risk of getting the virus – like wearing a mask or not – and how they perceive other age groups to be behaving.

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