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Headlines for March 20, 2020

BY TARA SIEBARTH | MAR 20 2020

The Standard
International students face uncertainty on whether they’ll be allowed back into Canada

“It’s not entirely clear” if students abroad doing research and fieldwork will be allowed back into the country, says the president of Universities Canada.

Policy Options
The future of work is based on assumptions we need to challenge

We need more sophisticated ways to envision possible scenarios in preparing for the skills of tomorrow. We know less about technologies than we think.

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster med students help their future colleagues during COVID-19

Running errands, buying groceries and babysitting to assist those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

CBC News
Western researchers get nearly $1M to start work on COVID-19 vaccine

Researchers also looking to get ahead of another outbreak by creating a vaccine bank for coronavirus strains.

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster researchers get $1.8 million to fight COVID-19

Two Hamilton projects focus on helping the search for antiviral treatments and vaccines.

The Chronicle Herald
Dalhousie COVID-19 study gets $600k from Research Nova Scotia

A Dalhousie University scientist has received another funding boost for his work on identifying people most susceptible to severe effects from the COVID-19 virus.

The Chronicle Herald
Dalhousie COVID-19 study gets $600k from Research Nova Scotia

A Dalhousie University scientist has received another funding boost for his work on identifying people most susceptible to severe effects from the COVID-19 virus.

Global News
University of Saskatchewan student launches COVID-19 tracker to graph coronavirus cases

Unable to find a centralized tracker for novel coronavirus cases, a Saskatoon teenager took matters into his own hands and launched COVID-19 Tracker Canada.

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