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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

AI-powered symptom checkers can help health-care systems deal with COVID-19 burden

Women in bed holding iPad

AI-powered symptom checkers can potentially reduce the number of people going to in-person clinics during the pandemic, but first, researchers say, people need to know they exist.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Robin Duncan honoured with 2021 Distinguished Teacher Award

Robin Duncan

Kinesiology Professor Robin Duncan is a recipient of the University of Waterloo Distinguished Teacher Award for 2021, awarded annually to exemplary instructors nominated by undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, faculty or colleagues.

Monday, March 22, 2021

Q and A with the experts: Long-term care after a year of COVID-19

Nurse with iPad speaking to older adult.

We asked Professor Paul Stolee, director of the Network for Aging Research, about issues associated with long-term care during the pandemic.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Social media helped spread misinformation during pandemic

iPhone on book with pen and laptop.

Social media use during the early days of the pandemic increased the amount of misinformation about the virus, but also helped spread that misinformation far and wide.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

New Investigator Award will allow Kinesiology neuroscientist to research Parkinson’s

Kaylena Ehgoetz Martens.

Professor Kaylena Ehgoetz Martens has received a New Investigator Award from Parkinson Canada, worth $90,000 over two years. The funding will support further study of how anxiety contributes to freezing of gait in order to develop technological solutions to predict freezing in advance.

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