Our Impact: COVID-19 Research & Innovation
Six months of data-based decision-making key to City of Calgary’s pandemic response
World-renowned health and data experts step up to support community in time of need
Calgarians can now track traces of COVID-19 in their wastewater
Data available to public thanks to UCalgary, City of Calgary, and Alberta Health Services partnership
Federal government announces funding for COVID-19 research projects
Exceptional Opportunities Fund invests in research infrastructure for 3 UCalgary projects
To mask or not to mask, that is the question — and also the law
Partnership with City of Calgary one of 6 projects to receive federal funding for social sciences and humanities research
Child advocates ring the alarm in new report on children in Canada
O’Brien Institute for Public Health and Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute report shows COVID-19 poses direct threat to child health and well-being
UCalgary researchers discover how to capture images of cells at work inside our lungs
Discovery provides new insights into how our immune system battles deadly bacteria and viruses like flu and COVID-19
Additional UCalgary researchers receive federal funding to take on COVID-19
Second round of CIHR rapid funding will support clinical, public health research
UCalgary researchers part of Pan-Canadian network to improve treatment and recovery from sepsis
Sepsis is a leading cause of death in COVID-19
UCalgary researchers investigate COVID-19 outbreak at Alberta meat processors
Government of Canada-funded project is one of 6 led by O’Brien Institute for Public Health members aimed at addressing health challenges of pandemic
UCalgary-led study to track how COVID-19 may be silently transmitted by children
Children in 20 ER sites across North America to be tested and followed to investigate transmission
Pregnant moms across Canada surveyed on COVID-19
To shed light on stress, depression and infant brain development during this time of extreme change, a research team at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) and Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary is asking pregnant moms about the impact COVID-19 is having on their mental and physical health.
Personal sensor may provide COVID-19 protection in post-pandemic workplace
Engineering research chair works on device to monitor people without encroaching on privacy
From cancer to COVID: Med school researchers may hold key to vaccine creation
Doug Mahoney re-focuses experience with viruses on urgent exploration
Gut reaction: How the gut microbiome may influence the severity of COVID-19
Community of micro-organisms performs many beneficial functions, write Shirin Moossavi and Marie-Claire Arrieta, Cumming School of Medicine, in Conversation Canada
UCalgary, The City of Calgary and AHS team up in the fight against COVID-19
Wastewater samples will help identify local outbreaks, fast
UCalgary researchers launch 360-degree study of children and COVID-19
Unlocking the unique fingerprint of the virus will inform potential treatments and vaccines
UCalgary partners to produce life-saving ventilator for COVID-19 crisis
Exergy Solutions-led project sees simple open-source ventilator adapted and upgraded to Canadian health standards
COVID-19 researchers probe link between sleep and empathy
What happens to empathy when we aren't sleeping properly? UCalgary scholars seek participants for study
Researchers examine how COVID-19 affects health-care workers
Study underway in Cumming School of Medicine to better understand impact of pandemic
UCalgary researchers develop new method to test for COVID-19
Test allows for rapid results in areas with limited access to high-tech diagnostic equipment.
UCalgary researchers join national effort for COVID-19
Study to investigate whether plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients can help others still battling the virus.
Leading metabolomics lab helps with COVID-19
Ian Lewis part of four new collaborative projects for testing, rapidly diagnosing viral infection.
UCalgary researchers help mitigate spread of coronavirus
Research teams in medicine, public policy, and social work bring skills to global outbreak.
UCalgary researchers leading delivery of 12,000 COVID-19 face shields
Cross-disciplinary group led by UCalgary researchers to produce visors for Alberta Health Services for May distribution.
Custom COVID-19 mask for health workers brings UCalgary alumni together
Engineering and communications grads take experience on custom footwear to next step in fight against global pandemic.
UCalgary biomedical engineers and scientists join efforts to design modern-day iron lung
Multidisciplinary team works toward creating an emergency pandemic ventilator.
Team gives a helping hand by cleaning hands
UCalgary spinoff makes hand sanitizer to donate to community groups; additional supplies needed.