Journalists’ resources for covering COVID-19

We are compiling resources to help you cover the COVID-19 pandemic and the rapidly changing information that is emerging on this topic.

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For your reference: Canadian COVID-19 academic experts

We’ve compiled this list of Canadian experts to help facilitate your coverage of the pandemic and related, emerging research.

November 17, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Winter drownings | Slower vertebrate decline | Fire and biodiversity | November 17, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

November 10, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Beaver-eating wolves | Gas giants’ deep weather | November 10, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

November 3, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Grizzly facial recognition | Cancer-treatment delays | Deep-sea DNA-peeks | Fast radio burst origins | November 3, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

October 27, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Old dogs, new data | Fishy carbon, fins, microplastics | October 27, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

October 20, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Pathogen DNA linked to salmon farms | COVID-19 antivirals results | October 20, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

October 13, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Honey bee gut-friends | Climate and epidemics | Cost of booze | October 13, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

October 6, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Barriers to social distancing | Two-fingered oviraptor | October 6, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

September 29, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Greenland melting | City pollinators, plants | September 29, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

September 22, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Dry heatwaves increasing | Blood-sucking parasites invade | September 22, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

September 15, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Growing plastic use | White dwarf satellite | September 15, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

September 8, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Urchin bites reef | Grow fast, die young | September 8, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

August 25, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Burgess Shale tales | Fixing fish stocks good business | August 25, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

August 11, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Vessel noise & speed | Pandemic reopening | Peatland thaw | August 11, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

July 28, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Loss of wild bees limiting crops | This week’s science news from Canada | July 28, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

July 14, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

Wolf cull not helping caribou | Our picks of the latest, coolest Canadian science news | July 14, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

June 30, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up

New hit sparrow song | Warm fish-roe woes | Early ochre mines | June 30, 2020 | SMCC Heads Up – Embargoed and recently published research with a Canadian focus, curated by SMCC for science journalists.

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