They’ll alert you if you’ve been in close contact with an infected individual, explains U of T’s Emily Seto, but there remain many challenges to their widespread adoption.
As COVID-19 began to spread around the globe, so too did a toxic brew of rumours, misinformation and conspiracy theories.
Scientific publishing is experiencing major changes these days, with increased production of scientific data, open-access publications and online prepublication. Can these changes last?
Struggling to juggle myriad responsibilities, “the easiest thing to put off … is research,” says one professor.
“We’re witnessing the disappearance of history,” says one expert.
The Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital is pioneering an open-science model that could change the way medical research is conducted across the globe.
Marie Hopwood of Vancouver Island University has partnered with a local brewery to revive the suds of civilizations past.
A group of professors teamed up with Monty Python comedian Terry Jones to turn the prologue of The Canterbury Tales into a multimedia app.
What the history of pandemics can tell university leaders about the aftermath of COVID-19.
The federal government’s $1.1-billion plan includes more funds for vaccine research, clinical trials, and expanded testing and modelling.
Created in about a week, the collection offers a “snapshot” of the pandemic from scholars in the social sciences and humanities.
No widespread culling is being reported, as workers strive to maintain this crucial research infrastructure.
Researchers across the country are working tirelessly and collaborating on various approaches.
With many studies put on hold, professors worry for their research – and what this means for graduate students.
The team from U de Montréal and ULaval hope to develop a rapid test before a second wave of the disease strikes.
“We’ve had dress rehearsals with MERS, SARS and H1N1. We’ve been there before,” says one researcher. “What are we going to learn this time in a way that actually sticks?”
The federal government is funding research teams to study COVID-19, while the Tri-Agencies announced they will reimburse some fees incurred due to coronavirus-related travel cancellations.
Agriculture faculties are becoming some of the most exciting hubs of interdisciplinary collaboration on Canadian campuses.
A donation of 30,000 UFO-related materials makes the university the place to be for paranormal research in Canada.
Nearly everything we do now generates reams of data, and universities are helping Canadians to make productive use of it.