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The University of Waterloo has a number of faculty prepared to offer expert commentary on various aspects of COVID-19.
There is a lot of information online about COVID-19 and what people can do to protect themselves. But how do we sort out the good advice from the bad?
Professor Shana MacDonald, an expert in the relationship between technology and public discourse, explains how to spot fake information online, and talks about why we should be vigilant about what we share.
New AI algorithms that provide information about physical distancing, the isolation measures that a person who tested positive for COVID has taken, and testing results for individuals will be incorporated into a contact tracing app to better forecast the spread of COVID-19 and predict any further outbreaks of the virus.
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?
COVID-19 has shown economies need to become more resilient
When stress and emotions run high, financial decision making can be difficult.
We asked Tracy Hilpert, Director of the School of Accounting and Finance’s Financial Literacy in the Classroom initiative, what you should be considering when managing your finances during the pandemic.
A new method to analyze social media data could help predict future outbreaks of diseases and viruses like COVID-19 and the measles.
A new study will explore how people of different ages perceive the risk of getting COVID-19.
People all over the world have had their lives change overnight.
We talked to philosophy professor Brian Orend about the big questions that arise when a society shifts so dramatically and in such a short period of time.
UWaterloo joins universities across Canada in call for caution on contact tracing apps