A Year of COVID-19

A Year of COVID-19 is a three-part series taking place in April, May, and June. This free, online event is open to all University of Waterloo faculty, staff, students and the general public. Please register below for the events you would like to attend.


A Year of COVID-19: Disparities, Inequities, and Inequalities
 
Friday, April 23
1 to 3 p.m.
 
The first A Year of COVID-19 event “Disparities, Inequities, and Inequalities” will highlight the ways in which members of Indigenous and racialized communities have been disproportionately impacted by the virus. This event is a collaboration of the President's Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) and the Office of Research.
 

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Dr. Cornelia Wieman

Keynote speaker

Physician (Psychiatrist), First Nations Health Authority in British Columbia

Despite COVID-19 having many consequences, Indigenous communities across the country have shown resilience and resistance

Dr. Wieman is a University of Waterloo Faculty of Health alumna

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Trevor Charles

Moderator

Professor of Biology, University of Waterloo

Ruth Cameron

Ruth Cameron

Panelist

Executive Director, AIDS Committee of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo and Area (ACCKWA)

 
 

Kalpita Gaitonde

Kalpita Gaitonde

Panelist

Health Promotion and Evaluation Specialist, Campus Wellness, University of Waterloo

COVID-19 Pandemic: "The Color of Disease," a focus on race-related health disparities and the urgent need for institutions to focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Kalpita is a University of Waterloo Faculty of Health alumna

Jane Kang

Jane Kang

Panelist 

Graduate Student, University of Waterloo

An overview of anti-Asian hate crimes and the perceptions of Asian Canadians

Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances Jane Kang is not able to participate in this session.

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Ebele Mogo 

Panelist

Researcher, University of Cambridge; Principal, ERIM Consulting; and Founder, Engage Africa Foundation

The role of innovation in creating the system shifts needed for a healthy and equitable global future

Ebele is a University of Waterloo Faculty of Science alumna

 
 

Research Talks presents

A Year of COVID-19: Innovative Research

Thursday, May 20

11:45 a.m to 1:15 p.m.

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Research Talks presents
 
A Year of COVID-19: Teaching and Learning
 
Thursday, June 17
 
11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

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A discussion of the transformational changes to pedagogy/work that have been driven by the pandemic, including best practices, challenges, and lessons learned.
 

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