Daily Media Digest July 22, 2020

New investments in major science initiatives to keep Canada at the forefront
“As the Government of Canada responds to the challenges of COVID-19, it is clear why investments in research are important. Canadian researchers from all disciplines play a key role in finding solutions to the challenges we face now and in the future.”
TAGS: innovative research, COVID-19

Living With a Pandemic: Canadians Anxious about the Current Risk and Future Course of COVID-19
Carleton Newsroom
“Those are some of the overall conclusions from a Carleton University School of Journalism and Communication survey of the attitudes of 2,000 …”
TAGS: pandemic, COVID-19, mental health

Survey on impact of working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic
UM Today
“On behalf of Women in Science Development, Outreach and Mentoring, AKA WISDOM at the University of Manitoba, we invite you to take this survey …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, mental health

New investments in major science initiatives to keep Canada at the forefront
“… and Infectious Disease Organization – International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac). This funding was announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau …”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, innovative research

Vaccines key to halting spread of COVID-19, says Director and CEO of VIDO-InterVac
“VIDO-InterVac, located at the University of Saskatchewan, is one of North America’s largest containment level 2 and 3 vaccine and infectious disease …”
TAGS: COVID-19, vaccines, public health

Lawson Health researchers to study well-being of health-care workers during pandemic
“A team from Lawson Health Research Institute is looking for Canadian health-care workers to participate in a study on moral distress and …”
TAGS: healthcare workers, frontline workers, pandemic, COVID-19

IRCM researchers shed light on what triggers children brain cancer
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
“… at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) and professor at Université de Montréal, unveils a triggering mechanism for medulloblastoma.”
TAGS: brain cancer, pediatric health