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UC Perspectives on COVID-19

People standing apart

Incoming Health Studies director Professor Michael J. Widener explores the wide-ranging ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic and how social science researchers can help.

Food Security

Health Studies director Professor Sarah Wakefield looks at how the pandemic affects food security in Canada. 

Long Term Care

Undergraduate students Kaitlyn Lem and Amna Majeed, in collaboration with Professor Paul Hamel of Health Studies, look critically at how COVID-19 interacts wtih long-term care in Canada.

Anti-Asian Racism

Writer and educator Carrianne Leung, the Barker Fairley Distinguished Visitor in Canadian Culture at University College 2020-21, shares a personal account of the anti-Asian racism she has experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada's Borders and COVID-19

Professor Emily Gilbert, director of Canadian Studies, looks at how the nation's borders have been wielded to manage disease, both historically and today during the COVID-19 pandemic.